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By Gil Longwell
ON THE COVER:
By inventing new products and fnding innovative ways todeploy emerging onsite technologies, R.C. Worst & Company stays on thecutting edge o the onsite scene. Here, team member Justin VanCleave (let),Nathan Church rom Panhandle Health District (center), and company vicepresident Allen Worst examine a drip system headworks. (Photography by Sheena Dunn)
Letters to the Editor
Breaking Ground: Taking It National
An Onsite Wastewater Summit in June gives onsite proessionals a greatopportunity to see the big picture o the industry in which they work.
By Ted J. Rulseh, Editor
Basic Training: Placing the Tank
Proper installation procedures can ensure that the septic tank and relatedpiping remain intact and provide long, reliable service.
By Jim Anderson, Ph.D., and David Gustason, P.E.
Rules and Regs: Virginia Acts on Nitrogen Reduction
By Scottie Dayton and Doug Day
Perspective: Why Do They Break Down?
Here’s a practical explanation or hydrogen sulfde erosion in septic tanks— and why some tanks are aected and others not.
By Josh Swedlund
System Profle: Compact Alternative
A system using combined treatment and dispersal piping provides a solutionor a house on a small creekside lot.
By Scottie Dayton
O&M Matters: Giving a Lit
Pump tanks and related components must be designed and installed with aneye toward convenience or the maintenance and service provider.
By Kit Rosefeld
News; Calendar o Events; Training and Education
Septic Tanks and Components
Profle: Tom’s Backhoe and Excavation Co., Maui Island,Hawaii
Tech Talk: Diagnosing a persistent odor problem
Basic Training: Finishing procedures or septic tank installation
System Profle: ATUs and a pressure-dosed drainfeld or a kids’ camp
Coming Next Month:
PUMPER & CLEANERENVIRONMENTAL EXPOINTERNATIONAL www.pumpershow.com
Education Day: Feb. 27, 2012 Exhibits Open: Feb. 28 - March 1, 2012Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, Indiana