18-hour Introductory Installer Training
Nov
28
to Nov 30

18-hour Introductory Installer Training

  • Mountain Horticultural Crops Extension Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Standard Registration: $475.00

Professional Credit: 18 hours
Wastewater Operators (DWQ-WPCSOCC)
Registered Environmental Health Specialists (NCREHS)
Installers/Inspectors (NCOWCICB)
Soil Scientists (self-claim)
Professional Engineers (self-claim)

A certificate of attendance is provided at the conclusion of the class.

 

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Install 230: Piedmont Pumps & Offsite Systems
Dec
5
9:00 AM09:00

Install 230: Piedmont Pumps & Offsite Systems

Standard Fee : $185 

Class Time:  9:00am-4:30pm

  • Pump System Design Basics
  • Pump System Components
  • Hands-on with Control Panels and Float Controls
  • Special Design Issues for Piedmont Pump Systems
  • Installation Issues for Piedmont Pump Systems
  • Off-site System Technical Issues and Practical Exercises for Installers

Professional Credit: 6 hours

Wastewater Operators (DWQ-WPCSOCC)
Registered Sanitarians (NC Board of RS Examiners)
Installers/Inspectors (NCOWCICB)
Soil Scientists (self-claim)
Professional Engineers (self-claim)

A certificate of attendance is provided at the conclusion of the class.

 

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O&M 300: Pretreatment Rodeo
Dec
6
9:00 AM09:00

O&M 300: Pretreatment Rodeo

Standard Fee : $185.00

Class Time:  9:00am-4:30pm

  • Basics of Pretreatment Systems
  • Media Filters
  • ATU / Hybrid
  • Pretreatment Troubleshooting 
  • Field Site Visits

Professional Credit: 6 hours

Wastewater Operators (DWQ-WPCSOCC)
Registered Sanitarians (NC Board of RS Examiners)
Installers/Inspectors (NCOWCICB)
Soil Scientists (self-claim)
Professional Engineers (self-claim)

A certificate of attendance is provided at the conclusion of the class.

 

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Inspect 100: Subsurface Wastewater System Inspector School (Time-of-Sale Inspections)
Dec
12
to Dec 13

Inspect 100: Subsurface Wastewater System Inspector School (Time-of-Sale Inspections)

  • Mountain Horticultural Crops Extension Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Standard Fee : $325.00

There will be field work each day.  Please wear appropriate attire and be prepared for inclement weather.

Day 1

  • Overview of systems and wastewater
  • Basic rules of onsite systems and inspectors
  • Safety
  • Preparation prior to site visit
  • Components
  • Site/source review
  • Tanks, controls and pumps
  • Field instruction

  
Day 2

  • Advanced pretreatment
  • Disinfection
  • Distribution and dispersal
  • Final report
  • Legal aspects
  • Special Conditions
  • Field instruction
  • Completing the final report

Professional Credit: 12 hours

Wastewater Operators (DWQ-WPCSOCC)
Environmental Health Specialists (NC Board of Environmental Health Specialists)
Installers/Inspectors (NCOWCICB)
Soil Scientists (self-claim)
Professional Engineers (self-claim)

A certificate of attendance is provided at the conclusion of the class.

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Subsurface Wastewater System Operator Training School
Apr
24
to Apr 26

Subsurface Wastewater System Operator Training School

  • Booth Field Learning Lab (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Examination for Certification

Examinations for certification as a Subsurface System Operator are administered by the staff of the Water Pollution Control System Operators Certification Commission (WPCSOCC) on a quarterly basis at five locations throughout North Carolina. Application for the certification examination is a separate process from registration for the training school and must be made directly to the WPCSOCC. Completion of the training school is a prerequisite for the certification examination. However, there are other eligibility requirements that must be met in order to sit for the examination. The examination application and fee must be submitted directly to the WPCSOCC 30 days prior to the desired examination date.

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Install 330: Innovations in Wastewater
May
16
9:00 AM09:00

Install 330: Innovations in Wastewater

Standard Fee : $185.00

Class Time:  9:00am-4:30pm

  • New Rules - Update on the Proposed State Onsite Wastewater Rules
  • Tax Law Changes
  • New Innovative Approvals
  • New Technology in Onsite Wastewater
  • Hands-on Field Exercises


Professional Credit: 6 hours

Wastewater Operators (DWQ-WPCSOCC)
Registered Sanitarians (NC Board of RS Examiners)
Installers/Inspectors (NCOWCICB)
Soil Scientists (self-claim)
Professional Engineers (self-claim)

A certificate of attendance is provided at the conclusion of the class.

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O&M 425: Operation and Troubleshooting for Drip Irrigation Systems
Nov
9
9:00 AM09:00

O&M 425: Operation and Troubleshooting for Drip Irrigation Systems

  • Agriculture Bldg N, Brunswick County Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Standard Fee : $185.00

 

Class Time:  9:00am-4:30pm

  • Drip Irrigation Basic Design Concepts
  • Drip Irrigation Components
  • Basics of Drip Irrigation O&M Field Exercise
  • Possible Problems for Drip Irrigation Systems
  • Drip Irrigation Troubleshooting Field Exercise


Professional Credit: 6 hours

Wastewater Operators (DWQ-WPCSOCC)
Registered Sanitarians (NC Board of RS Examiners)
Installers/Inspectors (NCOWCICB)
Soil Scientists (self-claim)
Professional Engineers (self-claim)

A certificate of attendance is provided at the conclusion of the class.

 

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Install 330: Innovations in Wastewater
Nov
7
9:00 AM09:00

Install 330: Innovations in Wastewater

Standard Fee : $185.00

Class Time:  9:00am-4:30pm

  • New Rules - Update on the Proposed State Onsite Wastewater Rules
  • Tax Law Changes
  • New Innovative Approvals
  • New Technology in Onsite Wastewater
  • Hands-on Field Exercises


Professional Credit: 6 hours

Wastewater Operators (DWQ-WPCSOCC)
Registered Sanitarians (NC Board of RS Examiners)
Installers/Inspectors (NCOWCICB)
Soil Scientists (self-claim)
Professional Engineers (self-claim)

A certificate of attendance is provided at the conclusion of the class.

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Soils 102: The Dirt on Soils for Installers
Nov
6
1:30 PM13:30

Soils 102: The Dirt on Soils for Installers

Standard Fee : $95.00 

Class Time:  1:30pm-4:30pm

  • The role of soils in wastewater systems
  • Understanding basic soil properties
  • The Onsite Wastewater Rules and soils
  • Hands-on exercise

Professional Credit: 3 hours

Wastewater Operators (DWQ-WPCSOCC)
Registered Sanitarians (NC Board of RS Examiners)
Installers/Inspectors (NCOWCICB)
Soil Scientists (self-claim)
Professional Engineers (self-claim)

A certificate of attendance is provided at the conclusion of the class.

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Design 400: Unconventional Systems and Uncommon Lots
Nov
2
9:00 AM09:00

Design 400: Unconventional Systems and Uncommon Lots

Standard Fee : $185.00

Class Time:  9:00am-4:30pm

  • Sand-lined Trench Basics
  • SLT Technology Design and Installation, Rule .1956(7)
  • Bed Systems
  • Brunswick Beds
  • Advanced Beds / Pretreatment
  • Flow Equalization

Professional Credit: 6 hours

Wastewater Operators (DWQ-WPCSOCC)
Registered Sanitarians (NC Board of RS Examiners)
Installers/Inspectors (NCOWCICB)
Soil Scientists (self-claim)
Professional Engineers (self-claim)

A certificate of attendance is provided at the conclusion of the class.
 

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Install 300: Pressure Manifolds - Design to Installation
Nov
1
1:30 PM13:30

Install 300: Pressure Manifolds - Design to Installation

Standard Fee : $95.00

Class Time:  1:30pm-4:30pm

 

  • Pressure manifolds: design, build, install
  • Learn the basics of pressure distribution
  • Hands on field exercises
  • Learn to build a pressure manifold
  • Learn how to design the right pressure manifold for each septic system

    Professional Credit: 3 hours

    Wastewater Operators (DWQ-WPCSOCC)
    Registered Sanitarians (NC Board of RS Examiners)
    Installers/Inspectors (NCOWCICB)
    Soil Scientists (self-claim)
    Professional Engineers (self-claim)

    A certificate of attendance is provided at the conclusion of the class.
     

     

     

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    O&M 110: LPP Operation, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Oct
    24
    9:00 AM09:00

    O&M 110: LPP Operation, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting

    Standard Fee : $185.00

    Class Time:  9:00am-4:30pm

    • LPP Fundamentals
    • Advanced Step-by-Step O&M Inspection Guidelines
    • Troubleshooting – Understanding What Can Go Wrong
    • Interactive Scenarios for Troubleshooting Failing LPP Systems
    • Hands-on Inspection and Troubleshooting in the Field
    • Troubleshooting, Calculations, and Reporting


     

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    Install 300: Pressure Manifolds - Design to Installation
    Oct
    23
    1:30 PM13:30

    Install 300: Pressure Manifolds - Design to Installation

    • 3230-D Presson Rd. Monroe, North Carolina 28112 (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Standard Fee : $95.00

     

    Class Time:  1:30pm-4:30pm

     

    • Pressure manifolds: design, build, install
    • Learn the basics of pressure distribution
    • Hands on field exercises
    • Learn to build a pressure manifold
    • Learn how to design the right pressure manifold for each septic system


       

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      33rd Annual Onsite Water Protection Conference
      Oct
      17
      to Oct 19

      33rd Annual Onsite Water Protection Conference

      • Jane S. McKimmon Conference & Training Center (map)
      • Google Calendar ICS

      Full Conference (2-3 days): $195 ($245 if registered after 9/26/17)
       

       

      Who Should Attend

      • Environmental Health Specialists who site, design, and inspect onsite system and well installations.
      • Professional Engineers and Designers who want to better understand the relationship between soil science, site/system approval, and technology selection that matches design to site conditions.
      • Certified Planners who balance economic development and land use limitations.
      • Certified Operators who maintain on-site systems.
      • Certified Installers and Inspectors who want to learn more about how systems work.
      • Soil Scientists or other environmentalists who work in the on-site field.
      • Manufacturers who have important product information to share.
      • Public Officials concerned about the environmental and economic impact of on-site systems.
      • Well Contractors who site and install wells.
      • Developers and Builders who want to develop and build profitable and economically sustainable communities
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      Install 425: Installation of Drip Irrigation Systems
      Sep
      27
      9:00 AM09:00

      Install 425: Installation of Drip Irrigation Systems

      • Watauga County Extension Center (map)
      • Google Calendar ICS

      Standard Fee : $185.00

       

      Class Time:  9:00am-4:30pm

      • Introduction to Drip Irrigation Rules and State Approvals
      • Drip Irrigation System Components, Installation and Start-up
      • Control Systems and Floats
      • Field Station #1 – Drip Installation Using a Trencher
      • Field Station #2 – Drip Installation Using a Vibratory Plow
      • Field Station #3 – Drip Installation Using a Static Plow
      • Field Station #4 – Drip Installation Using a Ground Saw

      Professional Credit: 6 hours

      Wastewater Operators (DWQ-WPCSOCC)
      Registered Sanitarians (NC Board of RS Examiners)
      Installers/Inspectors (NCOWCICB)
      Soil Scientists (self-claim)
      Professional Engineers (self-claim)

      A certificate of attendance is provided at the conclusion of the class.
       

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      Install 209: Control Panels
      Sep
      26
      1:30 PM13:30

      Install 209: Control Panels

      • Watauga County Extension Center (map)
      • Google Calendar ICS

      Standard Fee: $95.00

      Class Time:  1:30pm-4:30pm

      • The How, When, and Why of Control Panels
      • Installing Control Panels
      • Control Panel Set Up
      • Control Panel Troubleshooting
      • Hands-on Exercise

      Professional Credit: 3 hours

      Wastewater Operators (DWQ-WPCSOCC)
      Registered Sanitarians (NC Board of RS Examiners)
      Installers/Inspectors (NCOWCICB)
      Soil Scientists (self-claim)
      Professional Engineers (self-claim)

      A certificate of attendance is provided at the conclusion of the class.
       

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      Inspect 100: Subsurface Wastewater System Inspector School (Time-of-Sale Inspections)
      Sep
      21
      to Sep 22

      Inspect 100: Subsurface Wastewater System Inspector School (Time-of-Sale Inspections)

      • Mountain Horticultural Crops Extension Center (map)
      • Google Calendar ICS

      Standard Fee : $325.00

      There will be field work each day.  Please wear appropriate attire and be prepared for inclement weather.

      Day 1

      • Overview of systems and wastewater
      • Basic rules of onsite systems and inspectors
      • Safety
      • Preparation prior to site visit
      • Components
      • Site/source review
      • Tanks, controls and pumps
      • Field instruction

        
      Day 2

      • Advanced pretreatment
      • Disinfection
      • Distribution and dispersal
      • Final report
      • Legal aspects
      • Special Conditions
      • Field instruction
      • Completing the final report

      Professional Credit: 12 hours

      Wastewater Operators (DWQ-WPCSOCC)
      Environmental Health Specialists (NC Board of Environmental Health Specialists)
      Installers/Inspectors (NCOWCICB)
      Soil Scientists (self-claim)
      Professional Engineers (self-claim)

      A certificate of attendance is provided at the conclusion of the class.

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      Design 200: Onsite System Layouts
      Sep
      20
      8:00 AM08:00

      Design 200: Onsite System Layouts

      • Mountain Horticultural Crops Extension Center (map)
      • Google Calendar ICS

      Standard Fee: $185

      Important Note: Please watch the weather and dress in clothing appropriate for field work.

      • Topography, layouts and equipment
      • Field demonstration of layout principles
      • Getting the most out of a lot
      • Field layout exercise & faculty review
      • Enhancing layout efficiency & lot design

      Professional Credit: 6 hours

      Wastewater Operators (DWQ-WPCSOCC)
      Registered Sanitarians (NC Board of RS Examiners)
      Installers/Inspectors (NCOWCICB)
      Soil Scientists (self-claim)
      Professional Engineers (self-claim)

      A certificate of attendance is provided at the conclusion of the class.

       

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      Soils 102: The Dirt on Soils for Installers
      Sep
      19
      1:30 PM13:30

      Soils 102: The Dirt on Soils for Installers

      Standard Fee : $95.00 

      Class Time:  1:30pm-4:30pm

      • The role of soils in wastewater systems
      • Understanding basic soil properties
      • The Onsite Wastewater Rules and soils
      • Hands-on exercise

      Professional Credit: 3 hours

      Wastewater Operators (DWQ-WPCSOCC)
      Registered Sanitarians (NC Board of RS Examiners)
      Installers/Inspectors (NCOWCICB)
      Soil Scientists (self-claim)
      Professional Engineers (self-claim)

      A certificate of attendance is provided at the conclusion of the class.

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      18-hour Introductory Installer Training
      Sep
      12
      to Sep 14

      18-hour Introductory Installer Training

      • Mountain Horticultural Crops Extension Center (map)
      • Google Calendar ICS

      Standard Registration: $475.00

      Professional Credit: 18 hours
      Wastewater Operators (DWQ-WPCSOCC)
      Registered Environmental Health Specialists (NCREHS)
      Installers/Inspectors (NCOWCICB)
      Soil Scientists (self-claim)
      Professional Engineers (self-claim)

      A certificate of attendance is provided at the conclusion of the class.

       

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      O&M 100: Subsurface Wastewater System Operator Training School
      Aug
      29
      to Aug 31

      O&M 100: Subsurface Wastewater System Operator Training School

      • Mountain Horticultural Crops Extension Center (map)
      • Google Calendar ICS

      Standard Registration Fee: $475.00

      Instructors from:
      NC State University
      NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources
      Local Health Departments
      USDA-NRCS
      Private Consultants

      All course agendas and instructors are subject to change without notice.

      There will be field work each day.  Please bring appropriate attire and be prepared for inclement weather.

      Professional Credit: 21 hours
      Wastewater Operators (DWQ-WPCSOCC)
      Registered Sanitarians (NC Board of RS Examiners)
      Installers/Inspectors (NCOWCICB)
      Soil Scientists (self-claim)
      Professional Engineers (self-claim)

      A certificate of attendance is provided at the conclusion of the class.

       

       

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      Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport Show - Indianapolis, IN
      Feb
      22
      to Feb 25

      Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport Show - Indianapolis, IN

      The WWETT Show - Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport - is the world's largest annual trade show for environmental service professionals. Each year, over 10,000 attendees gather from all parts of the world to see the latest in equipment and technology in the expo hall, participate in over 100 education sessions, and network with professional colleagues.

       
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       North Carolina American Water Works Association Conference
      Nov
      13
      to Nov 16

      North Carolina American Water Works Association Conference

      Gathering over 1,100 water professionals and 163 vendors from across North Carolina for four days of more than 120 technical sessions, forums, competitions, award presentations, meetings, meals, and other events takes the committees within our Conference Coordinating Council almost a year to complete. Once again, they have done an outstanding job, and have produced a conference you are sure to enjoy, with ample opportunities to learn, network, and enjoy the local atmosphere.

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      NOWRA Onsite Mega-Conference - Reno, NV
      Oct
      26
      to Oct 29

      NOWRA Onsite Mega-Conference - Reno, NV

      • Dozens of concurrent education sessions and poster sessions
      • NAWT Operations & Maintenance Training Course
      • Business Owners Track -- Ideas for growing and managing your onsite business
      • Industry vendor training sessions
      • SORA Annual Meeting
      • Extensive exposition
      • NOWRA National Backhoe Roe-D-Hoe® Championship
      • Reception at the National Automobile Museum
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       Onsite Water Protection Conference - NC State University - Raleigh, NC
      Oct
      13
      1:00 PM13:00

      Onsite Water Protection Conference - NC State University - Raleigh, NC

      • 1101 Gorman Street Raleigh, NC, 27606 United States (map)
      • Google Calendar ICS
      • Practical applications of science and technology: Tree Roots, Tanks, Soils, Emerging Issues.
      • Update on North Carolina rules, approvals, and new legislation.
      • Six excellent field sessions from the mountains to the coast.
      • Exhibit Hall with manufacturers of onsite technologies and tools.
      • Network with professional colleagues in business, government, and academia.
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      Global Tank Truck Conference
      Oct
      6
      to Oct 8

      Global Tank Truck Conference

      Marketed nationwide, GTTC 2016, brought to you by Amthor International, will bring together different companies that work and serve in the refined fuel, propane, portable restroom, and vacuum and septic pumping industries. Offering a motivational keynote speaker, educational sessions, full trade show, golf, receptions, and fun!Educational sessions include topics on government regulations, new ways to market your business in 2016, how to grow and expand your business, and of course, many different makes and models of complete Amthor International tank trucks will be on display. To top it all off, tickets for a college football game on Saturday, 10/08/16 will be available for purchase.

       

      This will be a great opportunity for companies that work in these industries to see and learn about the different diversification options that are available to them within the tank truck industry. 

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      WaterSmart Innovations Conference - Las Vegas, NV
      Oct
      5
      to Oct 7

      WaterSmart Innovations Conference - Las Vegas, NV

      Water professionals from around the globe will meet in Las Vegas this to share their expertise and experiences in urban water efficiency at the 9th annual WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition, October 5-7 at the South Point Hotel and Conference Center.

      Recognized as the world's preeminent urban water efficiency conference and exposition, WSI is presented by the Southern Nevada Water Authority in conjunction with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense Program, the Alliance for Water Efficiency, the American Water Works Association, and other leading national and international organizations.
       

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      WaterJam - Virginia Beach, VA
      Sep
      12
      1:00 PM13:00

      WaterJam - Virginia Beach, VA

      On behalf of the Virginia Section of the American Water Works Association and the Virginia Water Environment Association, we want to extend a warm invitation to the 2016 Joint Annual Meeting in Virginia Beach, Virginia, this September. Our industry is going through an exciting time as the water, wastewater, and stormwater sectors are coalescing around the idea of One Water.

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      Compost Learning Lab - North Carolina Composting Council
      Sep
      12
      to Sep 16

      Compost Learning Lab - North Carolina Composting Council

      What does it take to run a successful composting facility? The US Composting Council, working with experts from programs across the country, has put together this week-long course focusing on the knowledge and skills you need to do just that.  For more information and registration please visit this website:  http://compostfoundation.org/Education/COTC

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