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Septic System Inspection

Course Cost:  $75.00

Course Value
Did you know that septic systems that are too close to a well can leak into the drinking water? Are you performing home inspections or environmental inspections without testing your clients' septic system?

This course will give the inspector an idea of what a septic system is, how far an acceptable distance is from a well and the different types of systems. The course also will explain how to perform dye testing.

By taking this course you will be able to add another valuable and profitable service to your existing business.


Syllabus
Introduction
Definitions
Overview of Septic Systems
    Background
    Problems
    Septic Load
    Contaminants in a Septic Load
    How Does it Work
    Evaluations
    Components of a Tank
    Drain Field
Maintenance of a Septic System
    Overview
    Capacity Rating
    Wastewater
Safety Warning for Inspectors and Homeowners
    Cesspool
    Drywell
Legislation and Acceptable Guidelines
Performing the Inspection
    Calculations
    Documentation
Septic Loading and Dye Testing
    Overview
    Performing a Dye Test
    Hydraulic Load Test
Tables of Required Clearances