POT Approach Common Problems and
Introduction to Waste Strength
July 26, 2019
Location: Fire and Ice Restaurant
111 South Main Street
Trucksville, PA 1878
Registration Deadline: July 19, 2019
SEO Credits: 8 hours total comprised of:
4 classroom, 3 field, 1 hour test
Registration: 8:15-8:30 AM
8:30AM-12:30 PM: Classroom Session
• Review of Basic Ethics
• The POT Approach with Respect to Soils
• Common Problems and Issues with Site and
• Getting it Right – Land-based Wastewater/
• The Water Table – What and Where?
• Wastewater Mass Loading – Design
12:30-1:30 PM: Lunch (included)
1:30-4:30 PM: Field Session
Describe the physical properties of a soil (soil texture, structure, consistency, color), identifying soil horizons, and make interpretations related to the movement of water through the soil profile as it relates to on-site wastewater disposal and stormwater management.
Credit for completing the course will be awarded only to those sewage enforcement officers completing the classroom session, the field session and the accompanying exam with a minimum score of 70%.
Instructor: Brian Oram is a Professional Geologist and Soil Scientist with B.F. Environmental Consultants.