Soil and Site Evaluation for Onsite Wastewater Treatment - Segment 2

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.