News

News

  1. Soil and Site Evaluation for Onsite Wastewater Treatment - Online Course

    Feb 12, 2020

    Registered sanitarians, soil scientists, sanitary engineers, installers and others who work on small and onsite wastewater treatment systems are sometimes expected to consider sites and soils for suitability.  This new online course has video lectures, demonstrations and homework exercises to prepare onsite professionals to conduct a preliminary evaluation.  The goal of this course is to help an onsite professional to become a soils practitioner to assist soil scientists is conducting site and soil evaluations.

     

  2. Shock Chlorination of Wells

    Jun 20, 2019

    New fact sheet posted on sanitizing wells.  If a water test reveals a well is contaminated with bacteria, a series of actions are needed to protect the health of the family and visitors to the home.

    Link to fact sheet

  3. Emergency Disinfection of Drinking Water

    May 31, 2019

    Storms, floods, and water line breaks can all cause disruptions in drinking water supply. Camping and hiking spots in remote areas may have unsanitary water supplies. Most importantly, traveling outside the United States poses a risk to travelers, since water treatment is not as reliable in other countries.

    Link to fact sheet