Celebrate SepticSmart Week with the University of Minnesota Onsite Sewage Treatment Program

September 5, 2023

The University of Minnesota Onsite Sewage Treatment Program will offer two free training opportunities on ‘Being Septic Smart’ in September to celebrate SepticSmart Week (September 18-22, 2023). #septicsmart

Dropbox or Distribution Box – Which One Should I Use?

September 1, 2023

Your choice between serial and parallel distribution should be based on site conditions and system management oversight

A Minnesota system designer tackles the tough jobs, advocates for professionalism through state onsite association

May 1, 2023

Stacey Feser drew inspiration from her dad, an onsite installer. Today she’s a designer, installer inspector and university instructor in soil science.

A round of applause for Jim Anderson and Dave Gustafson

May 1, 2023

Like the great comedy duos of the past — Abbott and Costello, Laurel and Hardy, Stiller and Meara — these two knew how to entertain, conducting lively and educational training sessions.

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.