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Learning Units (Hours)
James Newton, PE
Over 50% of all U.S. homes are not on sewers. The primary treatment systems for these homes are on-site wastewater treatment systems (OWTS). OSWTs are commonly referred to as septic tank systems. OWTS consist of three components: the septic tank, the distribution box, and the drain field. Each component plays an important part in achieving adequate wastewater treatment. This course provides details on how to choose, design, install and operate an OWTS. The course is based upon the State of Washington document, “Homeowner’s Manual for the Operation and Maintenance of a Gravity On-site Sewage Treatment and Disposal System.”
This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.
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