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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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