Ethics in the septic system industry

February 9, 2023

As a septic professional, you should seek to enhance the reputation of the industry through your interactions with customers.

7 Overlooked job site safety rules that can save a life

February 1, 2023

To protect your crew, follow the Boy Scouts motto, “Be Prepared,” as you head out to your next installing job.

Industrial wastewater: Garage floor drains in residential applications

January 30, 2023

These tips provide a guide to handling liquid wastes from private garages.

Boor wins first place for presentation at onsite wastewater conference

December 5, 2022

WRS Masters student, Lizzy Boor, placed first during the Emerging Professional’s Oral and Poster Competition at the recent NOWRA - The National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association Mega Conference.

Pump supply lines: To drain or not to drain?

November 23, 2022

The answer to whether you need to drain pump supply lines depends on where you live.

Installation of wiring for septic pumps and controls

November 14, 2022

Selecting proper cables and conduit is essential for proper pump and alarm function.

A closer look at onsite system control boxes

November 7, 2022

Outdoor equipment used in residential wiring must be weatherproof. The two most common types of weatherproof equipment are driptight and watertight.

3 Keys to proper septic pump installation

October 31, 2022

Proper installation of a pump and discharge assembly requires three specific features to assure the pump will work properly and be serviceable.

New OSTP report on distilled spirits available

October 17, 2022

The Onsite Sewage Treatment Program (OSTP) conducted an assessment of three distinct types of commercial distilled spirits to understand how these products can impact the wastewater characteristics of restaurants, bars and distillery tasting rooms.

Who is your competent person?

October 10, 2022

Every person on a job site is responsible not only for his or her own safety but also the safety of those around them. When safety is the most important goal on the site, everyone gets to come back to work the next day.