CHESTERVILLE — The Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District will be hosting a Basic On-Site Wastewater System Installation Course for contractors, code enforcement officers, licensed plumbing inspectors, and site evaluators. This course will be held at the Chesterville Town Office – 409 Dutch Gap Road in Chesterville on Thurs., March 5, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Topics will include design, permitting, construction, and inspection processes contained in the Maine Subsurface Wastewater Disposal rules, CMR 241 as well as the use of erosion control devices and the Dig Safe process. Attendees who submit HHE-200 Forms for two successfully completed system installations will be granted a certification number. The details of the voluntary Certification Program for System Installers will be covered during this session.

Six and one-half training contact hours will be awarded and will apply towards re-certification for L.P.I.’s and C.E.O.’s, as well as Maine Department of Human Services and Department of Environmental Protection Voluntary Certification Programs for Septic System Installers and Contractors.

The cost for this workshop is $95 including free home cooked lunch before 2/19. After 2/19 the lunch is an additional $10 ($11 at the door). For registration information please go to either our web site at, or or call (207-778-4279

The state is working on new rules for later in 2020 that will require National certification to get Maine certification. Watch for these rules later in 2020

Send registration to: FCSWCD 107 Park St, Farmington, ME 04938. For questions call 778-4279.

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