Septic System Design, Construction and Maintenance Seminar
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Registration: 8:00 – 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Lunch (On your own): 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Afternoon Session: 1:00 – 4:30 pm
Overview of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Technologies
Technology and operation of conventional wastewater treatment systems
Problems with conventional onsite systems
Recent scientific and technical advances
Performance-based management of systems
Regulation, Permitting and Sustainability of
Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems
Federal, state and local regulation of systems
Coordinating system regulation with surface and groundwater regulations
Treatment of systems under LEED certification systems
Permit requirements and procedures
Evaluating Sites and Setting Treatment Goals
System boundaries and loadings
Analyzing the receiving environment
Evaluating landscape and soil types
Nitrogen and pathogen removal
Treatment/removal of phosphorus and other pollutants
Mapping the site
Conventional Treatment System Selection and Design
Factors for selecting and sizing systems
Initial system design
Alternative and Sustainable Treatment Technologies
Aerobic treatment systems
Peat biofilter wastewater treatment systems
Drip dispersal wastewater disposal systems
Fixed-activated sludge treatment
Recirculating sand filters Trickling filters
Sequencing batch reactors
Vegetated submerged beds Evapotranspiration
Enhanced nutrient removal
Stabilization ponds and constructed wetlands
Management Program for Onsite Wastewater
Monitoring of systems
Developing maintenance plans
Inspection procedures Repair options
6.5 HSW PDHs
6.5 HSW PDHs/CE Hours
6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 HSW PDHs (continuing education hours) to engineers and architects in most states, including Alaska. Educators and course are not subject to preapproval in Alaska.
This course is approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.
Engineers and architects seeking continuing education credit in other states will be allowed to apply the hours earned at this seminar, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.
Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.
Joseph Lawendowski P.E.
Civil Engineering, EIT, with Pannone Engineering Services LLC, in Anchorage, AK
Mr. Lawendowski specializes in residential structural design and water/wastewater systems, and he is a residential building inspector. He is a longtime Alaskan who retired from the military after more than 23 years of service and has more than five years of engineering and construction experience. Mr. Lawendowski’s background includes experience in design, construction, testing and monitoring of engineered projects. He has worked all over the state of Alaska, including extensive time in the arctic and remote regions. Mr. Lawendowski takes a practical and economical approach to design, taking into account who is going to be doing the construction and how it will be done. He has hands-on experience in the construction of water and wastewater systems, the construction and renovation of buildings and large earth works projects.
Steven R. Pannone P.E.
Principal of Pannone Engineering Services LLC, in Anchorage, AK
Mr. Pannone is a registered civil engineer specializing in the planning, design and construction of sanitation facilities. He is a lifelong Alaskan with more than 30 years of engineering and construction experience. Mr. Pannone’s background includes experience in survey, design, construction, testing and monitoring of engineered projects. He has worked all over the state of Alaska, including extensive time in the arctic and remote regions. Mr. Pannone takes a practical approach to design, taking into account who is going to be doing the construction and how it will be done. He has hands-on experience in the construction of water and wastewater systems, buildings and large earth works projects. Mr. Pannone is a certified ADEC water/wastewater designer and sanitary surveyor. He is the founder of Pannone Engineering Services LLC. This privately-owned company was founded in February of 1991. The company has specialized in the design, testing and installation of on-site water and wastewater systems. Pannone Engineering Services (PES) have performed engineering designs, analysis and evaluations of water and wastewater systems throughout Alaska. The types of systems have ranged from small single-family septic systems to large commercial systems serving greater than 100 people daily. PES typically tests between 90 and 150 septic systems a year and designs approximately 50 to 75 new or upgraded systems. PES has an excellent working relationship with the Municipality of Anchorage and the State Department of Environmental Conservation.