Synopsis: In this two-day course, you will learn the steps and procedures to properly inspect and report on septic systems in New Jersey. Class will be held on March 25 and April 1, 2020.
Start Time: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 8:30 AM
End Time: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 4:00 PM
Location: Hort Farm 2 - Ralph Geiger Turfgrass Education Center
Address: 20 Indyk-Engel Way
Campus: George H. Cook
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: See website
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Category: Workshop, Course
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Contact Name: Carol Broccoli
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7207
Additional Information:

This course has been designed to identify the steps of the inspection sequence, as well as to provide information on related science and research on the function of individual system components.

Developed using NJDEP's septic protocol for system inspections, specific topics will include:

  • The pros/cons and applicability of various test methods
  • Classroom and field demonstrations of tools and equipment
  • A visit to a working septic system
  • Alternative technology systems
  • Report writing essentials and tips

Join course coordinator Wayne Ingram, PE, PLS, PP and other knowledgeable/experienced professionals from the onsite wastewater industry for this in-depth introduction to the subject. The course can also serve as a great refresher if you are re-entering the field.

Target Audience: Alumni,  General Public