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OH- Inspection & Troubleshooting Septic Tanks - Dr. Sara Heger (1-1/4 hrs.)

The presentation discusses methods and challenges when troubleshooting septic tanks.It covers common problems you may need to identify and troubleshoot including locating tanks, roots, leakage, and corrosion.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss how antibiotics could harm a septic system
  • Identify problem in a septic tank
  • Create a sampling plan based on performance issues of the septic tank
  • Suggest options to a property owner dealing with root intrusion
This presentation was recorded at an OOWA training event in November 2019. It is approved by the Ohio Department of Health for 1-1/4 hr. CEUs for Ohio STS contractors (CEUs good for registration for the calendar year following completion of the course) & for Ohio sanitarians (approval good through December 22, 2021). For others, please confirm this OOWA course is approved by your certification body. Refunds will NOT be issued for those mistakenly taking the course.

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