Alternative Wastewater Collection Systems - Low Pressure and Small Diameter Gravity Sewers

Course Number: EN-1010
Credit: 1 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Stephen J. Huskie, P.E.
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Overview

In Alternative Wastewater Collection Systems - Low Pressure and Small Diameter Gravity Sewers, you'll learn ...

  • The advantages and disadvantages of alternative wastewater collection systems
  • Design criteria and performance considerations for pressure sewers and small diameter gravity sewers
  • Operation and maintenance requirements for common alternative systems of wastewater collection

Overview

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Credit: 1 PDH

Length: 16 pages

This course includes guidance and considerations on the selection of alternative wastewater collection systems for suburban, rural, and semi-rural settings and development areas where the use of conventional gravity sewers could prove to be prohibitively expensive.

In the course material, the reader will review the most common types of alternative collection systems, including those used in combination with grinder pump systems and septic tank effluent pumps, as well as the small diameter gravity sewer systems without pumps. The course includes a discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of each system, and information on general design parameters, performance data, and cost data.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Common types of alternative wastewater collection systems
  • Conditions under which alternative sewers are usually more cost-effective than conventional gravity systems
  • Advantages and disadvantages of pressure sewers and small diameter gravity sewers
  • Operation and maintenance requirements for pressure sewers and small diameter gravity sewers
  • Important considerations when designing systems components
  • Screening and selection of the appropriate system based on site-specific conditions and general cost data

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 15 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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