2019 Convention Proceedings

PDF copies of the presentations from our 2019 Convention, held in Red Deer, are now available to download.


Case Studies of High Strength the Wastewater by  Dr. Sara Heger, University of Minnesota

Onsite Wastewater Certification Review Committee Update by Dean Morin, Stephen Hirose (Alberta Municipal Affairs) and Rick Baxter (The Inspections Group)

Documenting Your Work – Which Files are Important? (One, Two, Three A, Three BFour, Five, Six, Seven) by Scott Shaw, Alaqua Water Systems Inc.

The Certifications You Need for Systems in Alberta by Aleena Pawlik, FRP Manufacturing (2010) Ltd.

Why are there so many PSDS permit applications in Alberta? by Charles Hallett, Alberta Safety Codes Authority

Dept of Transport Requirements for Trucking & Equipment Hauling (One, Two, Three, Four) by Jesse Berry, Bear Excavating

Permit Applications – How Do You Measure Up? by Nicole Paggett, Park Enterprises

Chemicals of Emerging Concern (One, Two) by Dr. Sara Heger, University of Minnesota

Effluent Sewer Comparison & Life Cycle Costs (One, Two) by Keven Kelly, Orenco Systems Inc.

Designing for High Strength Wastewater by Miles MacCormack, P Eng, BNA Inc.

The EnviroSeptic Treatment and Dispersal System (One, Two) by DBO Expert

Job Costing by Dennis Herr

The Advantex Treatment System by Keven Kelley, Orenco Systems Inc.

Tanks and Lid Safety by Clayton Foster, ADS Ltd.

Proper Tank Bedding Processes by David Dallaire, Alberta Wilbert Sales

The Importance of Line Locating (One, Two, Three) by Rocky Pooke, 2nd Call

Pressure Distribution Demo by Bob Boersema, AOWMA

Basic Electrical Theory & Panel Troubleshooting by Tim Callander, SJE Rhombus

The Ecology of Nutrient Loading (One, Two) by Dr. Larry Kapustka, Certified Emeritus Senior Ecologist

Impact of High Efficiency Furnace Effluent by Bruce McColm, Northern Waste Water Systems

Compaction – the Enemy of System Longevity (One, Two, Three, Four) by Dr. Sara Heger, University of Minnesota

The Impact of Water Softeners on Septic Systems by Dr. Chris Kinsley, University of Ottawa

Installing for Maintenance by Barry Rumsey, Bioharmony

Even Santa is Trained & Certified by Dr. Larry Kapustka, Certified Emeritus Senior Ecologist

Marketing for Small Business by Christine Reyes, Refresh Marketing

Contractor Responsibilities Under the Safety Codes Act by Joe Petryk, Alberta Municipal Affairs

Installing Electrical Components Properly by Ed Lemke, CSWS

Designing & Installing Evapo-transpiration Beds by Bruce McColm, Northern Waste Water Systems

Advanced Soils:The Concept of C.O.L.E in Soils Evaluation – Part 1 by Kent Watson, B Sc, International Remote Sensing Surveys Ltd

Advanced Soils – Part 2 by Kent Watson, International Remote Sensing Surveys Ltd.

System Size & Selection, Pressure Distribution, Calculating Dose Volumes by Daniel Morris and Lanny LaRoche

Heartmath; Stress Management Techniques by Kent Watson, B Sc, International Remote Sensing Surveys Ltd

Continuing Education Discussion & Round Table by Dean Morin, Alberta Municipal Affairs