Septic installers workshop March 2 in Union

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Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 8:30am
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A septic system being installed. Courtesy photo

Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District is sponsoring a day-long training in Basic Septic System Installation for contractors and site evaluators on Thursday, March 2 at the Union Town Office, 567 Common Rd. The course will run from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and includes morning refreshments, lunch and snacks. Presenters Glenn Angell, state site evaluator, and Dave Rocque, state soil scientist, both have many years of experience as licensed site evaluators and State employees to share with the audience. Hear what they have learned over the years and improve your knowledge of septic systems installation.

The agenda includes an update on the 2015 SSWWD Rule Revisions; installer issues including HHE 200 “gotchas”; what installers should know about soils and hydrology; as well as information on wetland and waterbody regulations in the SSWWD Rules. The course qualifies for eight training hours towards recertification for LPIs and Dept. of Environmental Protection contractor and site evaluator certification programs. Upon completions of the course, attendees will receive a certification as a Subsurface Wastewater System Installer.

Fee for the course is $65 if registration and payment is received by Friday, Feb. 24; after that date, the fee is $75. Attendees may register and pay online or download a registration form from the Knox-Lincoln SWCD website at www.knox-lincoln.org/basic-septic. To receive a registration form by USPS or email and pay by check, or if you require accommodations to attend, contact Knox-Lincoln SWCD at 596-2040 or hildy@knox-lincoln.org.