Workshop for septic systems installers March 19


LEWISTON — The Androscoggin Valley Soil and Water Conservation District will hold training for septic system installers from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, March 19, at the Ramada Conference Center, 490 Pleasant St..

The workshop will cover topics such as updates on the 2015 SSWWD rule revision, issues for installers, including HHE 200, soils and hydrology for long lasting septic systems, wetland and water body regulations in the SSWWD rules, disposal system issues, LPI inspections, device issues, installer certification and septic system failures.

There are Continuing Education Units available for those who need them. These are as follows; 7 CEU hours toward relicensing for site evaluators, 7 CEU hours toward relicensing for licensed plumbing inspectors, full credit toward re-certification in erosion and sediment control practices as a septic system installer for contractors, and 4 CEU hours for DEP certified contractors.

Presenters will be Glenn Angell, Maine state site evaluator, and David Rocque, Maine state soil scientist, who will share their years of combined knowledge of septic systems.


The registration fee for this all-day workshop is $75 before March 9; $90 after March 9. This cost includes breakfast, lunch and all materials.

To register, contact Jocelyn at Androscoggin Valley Soil and Water Conservation District at 207-241-5374. Or send a check made out to AVSWCD to 254 Goddard Road, Lewiston, ME 04240.