Soils Science Training

This two-day workshop provides participants with a detailed understanding of how particular soils affect the treatment of sewage. Participants will learn to identify characteristics of soil and the components of an onsite wastewater treatment system site evaluation and professional soil profile description. Participants will also receive instruction at a field location to practice the principles of site evaluation and characterize soils in profile trenches. Munsell Color Guides are available for $165 and Sand Cards for $10.

Topics include:

  • Soil characteristics
  • Field evaluations
  • Soil survey use
  • Percolation testing

$400 Member fee, $500 Nonmember fee