SOILS for Onsite Wastewater Treatment

Online / Field Day Course


Drs. Brian Slater and Karen Mancl

The Ohio State University

October 3.  2019


Please note: If you choose to take the field day, it is outside so dress for the weather and be prepared to get wet and dirty.


  • Thurs. Oct 3, 2019


  • OSU 4-H Center, Columbus, Ohio
  • Bea Cleveland Board Room, 2201 Fred Taylor Dr.

  • Field Day Segment 1 – 6 hours ([Pre-requisite: Complete Online Segment 1 by Sept. 26)
    • Describing Soil Characteristics in the Field
      • Using tools for soil evaluation
      • Determining soil texture, structure and consistence
      • Determining soil color
      • Identifying limiting conditions
      • Preparing a soil profile description

  • The workshop has been approved by the Ohio Department of Health and the Sanitarian Registration Board for 6 hours of continuing education credit per segment.

Who Should Participate
  • Registered sanitarians, soil scientists, sanitary engineers, installers and others who work on small and onsite wastewater treatment systems will benefit from these workshops.

Important information!


  • Each segment and field day is $200 per person.  In addition, textbooks need to be purchased as hard copy or ebooks.

Soils for Onsite Wastewater Treatment – 2019

Thursday Oct 3, 2019

Register for:

  • Online Segment 1- Soil Depth and Vertical Separation Distance
  •  Online Segment 2 – Soils in the Landscape
  • Field Day Segment 1 – Describing Soil Characteristics in the Field


  • $200 per person (Lunch included)

 More information:

  • Holly Bartholomew
  • First Class Conferences
  • PO Box 1367 |Mt. Pleasant, SC 29465
  • PHONE: 877-463-8331 | CELL 614-893-5501 | FAX 843-471-2369