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OH - Sampling - When, Where and How

Sampling - Where, When and How

Description:  Taking wastewater samples from septic system is an important task regularly performed by service providers, operators, maintainers along with designers/engineers to collect data as far as organic loadings and constituent levels. This data is sometimes used for regulatory purposes or to help us understand what we are working with. This data can be used to compare systems, rate performance, and calculate loading rates. This presentation will include the equipment needed, provide instruction on how to take a good sample and the related timing.

Learning Objectives:  Evaluate where to take a sample based on the system, explain how the timing of sampling can impact results and explain how to take a sample.

Credits:  0.5 CEU/hr
  1. This presentation was recorded at an OOWA training event in November 2021. It is approved by the Ohio Department of Health for 1 hr. CEUs for Ohio STS contractors (CEUs good for registration for the year following completion of the course) & for Ohio sanitarians (approval good through XXX. 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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