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Thursday, September 22, 2022

Mounds Workshop

Start Date: 9/22/2022 8:00 AM CDT
End Date: 9/22/2022 5:30 PM CDT

Venue Name: UNL Extension

3180 US-34, Grand Island, NE 68801
Grand Island, NE  United States  68801

Organization Name: Nebraska On-Site Waste Water Association

Jason W Orton
Email: jason@h2oboy.net
Phone: 4024760162


8:00 am Registration Opens- Nebraska Extension 3180 US-34, Grand Island, NE 68801
8:30 am Project Overview – John and Stephanie Tumlinson, Nebraska Heating & A/C; Dana        Peterson, Frontwater Engineering LLC.
  • Overview of proper planning, sizing, and design
  • Permitting of the mound system for this project
9:30 am Break
9:45 am NDEQ, OWAC & NOWWA Update- Alan Aanerud, NDEE
  • What’s happening with Title 124
10:15 am Site Logistics, Preparation, and Initial Installation Tumlinsons and Peterson
  • Discussion
11:00 pm Lunch
12:00 am System Component Selection and Hands-On Learning- Tumlinsons and Peterson and Infiltrator Reps
  • System component selection
  • Hands-on preparing for the initial placement of required sand and fill materials.
12:45 pm Continued Hands-On Learning
  • Continued hands-on learning
  • Discussion on the system components and installation
1:45 pm UNL Extension Domestic Water/Wastewater Program Updates – Becky Schuerman, UNL Extension
  • What’s happening
  • 2022-2023 CEU Opportunities
 2:15 pm Break
2:30 pm Continued System Installation
  • Continued hands-on learning
  • Further discussion on the installation.
 3:30 pm Project Wrap-Up - Tumlinsons & Becky
  • Continued hands-on learning
  • Discussion of the project and questions
  • Final site work
 5:30 pm Workshop concludes

Remember to bring your certification card to the class.  Tall-Neck Boots and a safety hat are required and a lawn chair is suggested if you'd like to sit at all.  

To receive a full refund you must cancel by September 16.  No Partial Refunds will be given and cancellations will not be credited to future classes.  

About the Speakers

John and Stephanie Tumlinson — co-owners of Nebraska Heating & A/C

Dana Peterson, P.E. — is a licensed Professional Civil Engineer and owns Frontwater Engineering, LLC. His engineering focus is on water and wastewater engineering, and natural resource
and environmental sciences. Dana’s wastewater projects have ranged from a 10 million gallon per day municipal wastewater treatment plant to a single-family home septic system. For the last 18 years, Dana has assisted and led homeowners, businesses, and installers through the NDEQ construction permitting process to overcome
site setback issues and high flow/high strength wastewater challenges. Dana has designed and evaluated several mound systems, hybrid-mound systems, and pressure distribution systems throughout the state. Dana is also a member of the NOWWA Board of Directors.
Becky Schuerman —Is the Univ. of NE Extension Associate for Domestic Water/Wastewater Management. She has been in this role since 2019 and previously worked in the regulatory field for the State of Nebraska Public Drinking Water and Water Well Standards Programs for over 17 years. Becky is no stranger to working collaboratively with the Nebraska Well Drillers and Onsite Wastewater Associations, Nebraska’s NRDs, Nebraska Rural Water Association, NDEE, and UNL. Becky holds a Bachelor of Science in Ag & Natural Resources and is a graduate of the Nebraska Water Leaders Academy.


Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 9/16/2022 5:00 PM

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