The AOWMA is hosting a Mound Installation Field Training Workshop in the Okotoks Region (Foothills County), AB on August 10, 2023.This practical training workshop is a great opportunity to get hands-on experience building a Sand Mound Onsite Wastewater Treatment System. Installers who have recently completed the Onsite Wastewater Practitioner Training Program will be able to take their new knowledge and apply it on-site. Experienced designers and installers should also consider this opportunity to continue their education. The expected outcomes for this training are listed below:
➢Understand the basic principles of how mounds work – treatment in sand layer anddispersal horizontally. Apply soil evaluation information. Understand ground watermounding.
➢Learn mound design configurations and materials; sand layer, fill, gravel, chambers.
➢Basic knowledge of utilizing topography of installation site.
➢Know factors in locating the mound – slope vs. level, clearance separations, verticalseparations, fill materials for raised bed.
➢Ability to bed tank properly and excavate delivery line.
➢Ability to build pressure distribution laterals for mound, orientation of orifices, spacing, etc.
➢Ability to assist with preparation of basal area (soil interface).
➢Ability to assist with construction of sand layer, pressure distribution system, chamberplacement, berm placement and all other aspects of mound construction.
➢This will be a complete mound installation in the field.
Pre-registration only – Space is limited to 20 people so save your spot now!