Total Suspended Solids: Sources and Solutions
Description: Total suspended solids (TSS) is found in all wastewater in varying amounts. The type of facility and activities influence the levels in the raw wastewater. The sizing of the primary treatment in a septic tank and the use of filters impacts TSS levels as well. The effectiveness of aerobic units and media filters is another variable in the levels of TSS. If the levels are elevated it can impact the clogging of filters/screens, media filters, and soil treatment system.
Learning Objectives: Discuss use, design, and management options to reduce the impacts of TSS on system performance and longevity.
Credits: 1.25 CEU/hr
- 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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