Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 8:00 AM PST
Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 5:00 PM PST

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Santa Rosa 
2300 Professional Drive,
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

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Emmy Myszka
Permits Sonoma County 

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