Soil and Site Evaluation for Onsite Wastewater Treatment

Sep 3, 2019 through Oct 31, 2019 (All day)
Deadline: 
Thursday, September 26, 2019

Soils for Onsite Wastewater Treatment

Online / Field Day Course

 

Drs. Brian Slater and Karen Mancl

The Ohio State University

 

September and October 2019

 

            

If you choose to take the optional field day 

it is outside so dress for the weather and be prepared to get wet and dirty.

 

Workshop Schedule

 

Online Segment 1 – 6 hours

Soil Depth and Vertical Separation Distance

 

Starts Sept. 3, 2019 (Must be completed by Oct. 31, 2019)

 

• Soil depth and onsite wastewater treatment

• Soil horizons

• Soil color

• Soil texture

• Soil structure and consistence

• Soil morphology’s role in soil permeability

• Preparing the site for a soil description

 

 

Field Day Segment 1 – 6 hours

Describing Soil Characteristics in the Field

 

Thurs. Oct 3, 2019 at OSU 4-H Center, Columbus, Ohio

10:00 - 4:00

Bea Cleveland Board Room, 2201 Fred Taylor Dr.

[Pre-requisite: Complete Online Segment 1 by Sept. 26]

 

• Using tools for soil evaluation

• Determining soil texture, structure and consistence

• Determining soil color

• Identifying limiting conditions

• Preparing a soil profile description

 

 

Online Segment 2 – 6 hours

Soils in the Landscape

 

Starts Oct. 1, 2019 (Must be completed by Nov. 26, 2019)

[Must Complete Online Segment 1 before starting 

Online Segment 2]

 

• Soil maps

• Suitability of Ohio soils to treat wastewater

• Soil topography

• Soil survey

• Electronic soil survey

• Site and soil assessment

• Researching soils on the site

• Conducting a visual assessment

• Estimating the extent of each soil

• Finding and mapping a suitable soil

 

 

Text books:

Mussel Color Book http://www.forestry-suppliers.com/product_pages/Products.asp?mi=73221&itemnum=77321&title=Munsell%AE%20Soil%20Color%20Book (Links to an external site.)

Wetland Soils: Genesis, Hydrology, Landscapes and Classifications. Vepraskas, M. and C. Craft. 2016. https://www.crcpress.com/Wetland-Soils-Genesis-Hydrology-Landscapes-and-Classification-Second/Vepraskas-Craft/p/book/9781439896983 (Links to an external site.)

Suitability of Ohio Soils for Treating Wastewater. Mancl, K. and B. Slater. OSU Extension Bull 896.http://estore.osu-extension.org/Suitability-of-Ohio-Soils-for-Treating-Wastewater-P188.aspx (Links to an external site.)

Site and Soil Evaluation for Onsite Wastewater Treatment. Mancl, K. and B. Slater. OSU Extension Bulletin 905.http://estore.osu-extension.org/Soil-and-Site-Evaluation-for-Onsite-Wastewater-Treatment-P457.aspx

 

CEUs 

The workshop has been approved by the Ohio Department of Health and the Sanitarian Registration Board for 6 hours of continuing education credit per segment.

 

Who Should Participate

Registered sanitarians, soil scientists, sanitary engineers, installers and others who work on small and onsite wastewater treatment systems will benefit from these workshops.

 

Registration

Each segment and field day is $200 per person.  In addition, textbooks need to be purchased as hard copy or ebooks.

 

 

Registration Form 
Soils for Onsite Wastewater Treatment - 2019

 

Register for 

Online Segment 1- 

Soil Depth and Vertical Separation Distance

 

At Cvent http://go.osu.edu/soilsite19

 

Online Segment 2 -

Soils in the Landscape

 

At Cvent http://go.osu.edu/soilsite2

 

 

 

Field Day Segment 1 -

Describing Soil Characteristics in the Field

Thursday Oct 3, 2019

Must complete Online Segment 1 before participating 

in Field Day

 

$200 per person (Lunch included)

 

Holly Bartholomew

First Class Conferences

PO Box 1367

Mt. Pleasant, SC 29465

PHONE: 877-463-8331

CELL 614-271-7529

FAX 843-471-2369

 

Registration Deadline Sept. 26, 2019

 

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Location:

Ohio 4-H Center, OSU Campus                     

2201 Fred Taylor Dr.                                      

Columbus, Ohio 43210           

 

Parking is free, but you must post the provided parking permit to avoid a ticket.