Septic System Webinar Series
Onsite Wastewater Treatment Technologies,
Regulations and Contaminant Removal
Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CDT
Historical background and evolution
Problems with conventional onsite systems
Technology and operation of conventional wastewater treatment systems
Federal regulation of systems
Recent scientific and technical advances
Evaluating Sites, Setting Treatment Goals and System Design
Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 1:00 – 2:30 PM CDT
Site and soil evaluation
System boundaries and loadings
Basic system design for trenches, at-grades and mounds
using gravel and non-gravel distribution media
Alternative and Sustainable Treatment Technologies
Thursday, May 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CDT
Aerobic treatment units
Management Programs for Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems
Thursday, May 23, 2019, 1:00 – 2:30 PM CDT
Monitoring of systems
Developing maintenance plans
Inspection and troubleshooting procedures
Failure examples and repair options
All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.
Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.
Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.
GoToWebinar App requirements:
Windows 7 – 10 or Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) – 10.13 (High Sierra)
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled
Internet connection: Minimum of 1Mbps Hardware: 2GB RAM or more
For more information visit the Support section at www.gotowebinar.com.
6.0 HSW CE Hours
6.0 HSW LUs
NEIWPC System Inspectors and Soil Evaluators
Continuing Education Credit Information
These live, interactive webinars are designed to qualify for continuing education credit for professional engineers and architects in most states. Please see each webinar listing for the number of available continuing education credits. Course participants need to be aware of any licensing restrictions on online learning to fulfill their continuing education requirements.
HalfMoon Education Inc. is approved as a continuing education provider by the American Institute of Architects (No. J885). HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.
The Massachusets Title 5 Onsite Advisory Committee, on behalf of MassDEP, has approved the Septic Systems Series for a total of 6.0 TCHs (1.5 TCHs per webinar) for System Inspectors and Soil Evaluators. It is the responsibility of SIs and SEs to retain proof of completing each webinar and submit them to the NEIWPCC when notified about renewal.
Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events. Certificates of completion will be provided upon successful completion of the quiz at the end of each webinar, and earned LUs will be reported to the AIA/CES.
Dr. Sara Heger
Dr. Sara Heger is an engineer, researcher and instructor in the Onsite Sewage Treatment Program in the Water Resources Center and is an adjunct assistant professor in the Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering Department at the University of Minnesota. For over 20 years, she has been conducting research and providing education and technical assistance to homeowners, small communities, onsite professionals, and local units of government regarding onsite wastewater treatment. Dr. Heger has presented in over 30 states and provinces regarding the design, installation and management of septic systems and related research. She is president of the National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association and is the Education chair of the Minnesota Onsite Wastewater Association. Dr. Heger serves on the NSF International Committee on Wastewater Treatment Systems. She is also the chair of the Minnesota State Advisory Committee on Decentralized Systems. Dr. Heger has a BS degree in Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering and an MS degree and a PhD degree in Water Resource Science.