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8:00 – 8:30 am CDT
Morning Session
8:30 – 11:55 am CDT
11:55 am – 12:25 pm CDT
Afternoon Session
12:25 – 3:50 pm CDT

Presented by Tom Fritts

Introduction to Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems
Three main sources of wastewater
Common contaminants in wastewater
Blackwater vs greywater
Aerobic and anaerobic conditions
Oklahoma federal, state and local regulations
Current state and future of onsite wastewater

Septic Tanks
Function of septic tanks
Septic tank appurtenances
Material and quality of tanks

Soil and Site Evaluation
Soil classification
Landscape position
Long term acceptance rate (LTAR) of soil
Linear loading rate (LLR) of soil

Aerobic Treatment Units (ATU)
History of residential ATU’s
How residential ATU’s function
Hydraulic and organic sizing
Different types of ATU’s

Choosing the Correct System to Fit the Site
Review gravity flow options
Review pressure flow options
Educate the customer
Learn the “Onsite Café Menu”

Wastewater Drip Irrigation
History of drip irrigation
Drip irrigation benefits
Sizing a drip irrigation system

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Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. 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.

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Professional Engineers
6.5 PDHs

6.5 HSW CE Hours

AIA  (AIA credits only available for attending live webinar)
6.5 LU|HSW

International Code Council
.65 CEUs (Sustainability)

Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects licensed in Oklahoma. Educators and course are not subject to preapproval in Oklahoma.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.5 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Sustainability (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to all prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).


Tom Fritts

Vice President Residential Sewage Treatment Company (RSTC)
Mr. Fritts is vice-president of Residential Sewage Treatment Company, Inc., in Grandview, Missouri where they design, sell and service alternative onsite wastewater systems. He is past president of the Missouri Smallflows Organization (MSO), the Kansas Small Flows Association (KSFA) and the National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association (NOWRA). He is an approved instructor for NOWRA, the Consortium of Institutes for Decentralized Wastewater Treatment, and for several states across the country. Mr. Fritts is the 2016 recipient of the NOWRA “Dick Otis Industry Achievement Award” and the 2015 Kansas Small Flows Association “Raymond Peat Industry Achievement Award.”

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Oklahoma Wastewater Collection and Treatment System Design

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines Oklahoma, federal and local wastewater regulations, the three main sources of wastewater, septic tanks, soil and site evaluations, aerobic treatment units, selection of systems for particular sites, and waster drip irrigation.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify the three main sources of wastewater and the common contaminates in wastewater, and they will be able to distinguish blackwater from greywater.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with pertinent Oklahoma, federal and local regulations on the handling and treatment of wastewater.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to explain why soil and site evaluations are necessary in determining the appropriate type, size and site for wastewater treatment systems.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to differentiate the purposes and functions of septic tanks, aerobic treatment units (ATU), and wastewater drip irrigation systems.

LUs: 6.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with septic systems

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date:  04/13/2024

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.

Webinar Price: $289.00