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New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services

Subsurface Systems Bureau
Educational Seminars
Please Note:     Proof of Attendance for all seminars is required.

Approved Seminars

DateSeminarLocationCredit Hours

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
various courses in soil science, wetland delineation, stormwater management.
Host:  UNH Professional Development & Training
Please see the website for course descriptions. Credit hours vary and are specified on the course description.
var
New England Onsite Wastewater Training Program
Host:  URI Cooperative Extension
Various dates. Contact Subsurface Bureau for list of approved courses. Online courses available, please see more info for list of courses.
NE Onsite Wastewater Training Program
  University of Rhode Island
  Kingston, RI
  Directions
Varies by course
Onsite wastewater Treatment
Host:  Red Vector - Online only
RV-5659(Four hour class)
On-Line Course 4
Onsite Wastewater Treatment - Recirculating Sand Filters
Host:  Red Vector - Online only
RV-2074 (Two hour class)
On-Line Course 2
Basic Civil Engineering - Sewage Treatment
Host:  Red Vector - Online only
RV- 6788 (One hour class)
On-Line Course 1
EPA Onsite Wastewater Treatment: Systems Management
Host:  Red Vector - Online only
RV - 6088 (4 hour class)
On-Line Course 4
Basic Septic System Design
Host:  Red Vector - Online only
RV- 10118 (One hour class)
On-Line Course 1
Onsite wastewater Treatment - Nutrient Removal
Host:  Red Vector - Online only
RV- 2032 (One hour class)
On-Line Course 1
Online: Excavation & Trenching Safety ($199) & Confined Space Entry ($299)
Host:  HAZMATEAM
Excavating and Trenching is recognized as one of the most hazardous construction operations. OSHA Trenching and Excavation requirements and hazards are addressed in this workshop. This is a recorded course - Available on demand
Online 3
EnviroFin Design and Install Online course
Host:  Presby Environmental, Inc
Online course
  online
3
Waste Treatment Systems
Host:  Red Vector -Online only
RV- 11052AW (two hour class)
On-Line Course 2
EPA Onsite Wastewater Treatment - Process and Systems
Host:  Red Vector - Online only
RV-56592 (Four hour class)
On-Line Course 4
Webinars - Various topics.
Host:  Infiltrator
All Webinars live or taped are 1 credit hour.
on-line Webinars 1
Soil Evaluation, Treatment & Dispersal (4 hours)
Host:  National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association (NOWRA)
The materials presented in this course will introduce the critical thinking necessary to evaluate soil and site characteristics and best match onsite technology to the site, soil and system characteristics and demands.
online 4
NOWRA’s A to Z 8 Hour Overview (8 hours)
Host:  National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association (NOWRA)
online 6
Design and Install Presentation
Host:  Presby Environmental, Inc
Online only
Online course
  DVD option
3
Soil and wetland courses available.
Host:  UNH Professional Development & Training
Please see the UNH website for more information and to register.
various 6
Various Courses
Host:  CADNET COURSES
Please conatct CADNET for a list of approved courses.
CADNET Services
  100 Carl Drive
  Manchester, NH
6
Podcasts - online
Host:  Shea - THE PRECAST PODCAST
1 credit hour = 1 hour of podcast time. Please contact Hugh Scott, PE at 978-447-2041 or hscott@sheaconcrete.com with any questions. Email correspondence is preferred.
on-line 1
Introduction to Onsite and Wastewater (3 hours) Online only
Host:  National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association (NOWRA)
In this course, participants will learn the basic principles of onsite technologies and wastewater characteristics.
online 3
GST Installation Training
Host:  Bruce Fillmore
Installation workshop by request. Credits depend on the length of the workshop, typically 4 credit hours. Contact Bruce Fillmore @ 1-603-660-1603 bruce@septicassistant.net to request a training.
various
5/7/2021
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

5/8/2021
New Hampshire GSF Design & Installation Training Seminar (tentative)
Host:  Eljen
Please see the website and flyer for more information and to register. 3 hour training
Elks Club
  Littleton, NH
var
6/29/2021

7/2/2021
Tracks approved - Safety,SEPTIC SYSTEM INSTALLATION,REPAIR& DESIGN,NOWRA,WASTEWATER TREATMENT, OSHA
Host:  2021 WWETT Show
Indiana Convention Canter
  Indianapolis, IN
various
10/5/2022
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Certifcation Training Session
Host:  Eljen
Register at eljen.com/training, or Arrow Central: (603) 530-1010 sales@arrowcentral.com
Hampton Inn & Suite by Hilton
  195 Laconia Rd
  Tilton
3
10/6/2022
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Certifcation Training Session
Host:  Eljen
Register at eljen.com/training, or Arrow Central: (603) 530-1010 sales@arrowcentral.com
Hampton Inn & Suite by Hilton
  195 Laconia Rd
  Tilton
3
10/19/2022
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Technical Engineering Seminar #13 - In person
Host:  Shea Concrete
Please see website link for details. Due to limited seating capacity, confirmed reservations are required. Please contact Hugh Scott, PE to secure your seat at hscott@sheaconcrete.com
Shea Concrete Headquarters/Manufacturing Facility
  87 Haverhill Road
  Amesbury, MA
6
10/20/2022
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Soil Field Day
Host:  Merrimack County Conservation District
A basic soil properties workshop.
Riverhill Grange
  Carter Hill Orchard
  32 Horse Hill Road
  73 Carter Hill Road
  Concord
6
10/20/2022
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Free Certifcation Training Session
Host:  Eljen
Register at eljen.com/training, or Arrow Central: (603) 530-1010 sales@arrowcentral.com
Coös Brewing Company
  30 Bill Bromage Dr
  Colebrook
3
10/21/2022
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Soil Field Day
Host:  Merrimack County Conservation District
A basic soil properties workshop.
Riverhill Grange
  Carter Hill Orchard
  32 Horse Hill Road
  73 Carter Hill Road
  Concord
6
11/15/2022
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Septic 101
Host:  Granite State Rural Water Association
To Register: All registrations are handled through our website. You may pay online with a credit card, select to mail in a check, or select to be invoiced. Payment should be mailed to GSRWA, PO Box 596, Walpole, NH 03608
EJP Building
  564 NH-9
  West Chesterfield
6
11/2/2021
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Introduction to NH Soils
Host:  MCCD
Online Introduction to NH Soils class via Zoom
online
  zoom
3
11/22/2022
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Basic Safety for Water/Wastewater Operators
Host:  Granite State Rural Water Association
Register on the website. If you need assistance with registering, please contact Morgan Carpenter at Morgan@granitestatewater.org or call 603-756-3670
Gorham Fire Station
  347 Maine St
  Gorham
6
11/30/2021
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
SEPTIC SYSTEM DESIGNERS AND INSTALLERS WORKSHOP
Host:  New Hampshire Water Works Association
Please see registration link - Questions? Contact NH Water Works Association, info@nhwwa.org, 603-415-3959
NHDES Portsmouth Regional Office
  222 International Drive, Suite 175
  Portsmouth
6
11/4/2021
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Introduction to NH Soils
Host:  MCCD
In-person Soil Field Day at Carter Hill Orchard
Carter Hill Orchard
  73 Carter Hill Rd
  Concord
3
12/1/2022
7:30 AM to 4:00 PM

12/2/2022
49th Annual Meeting & Equipment Show
Host:  New Hampshire Land Surveyors Association
Session 3, Session 7, Session 8, Session 10, Session 14 approved for credits based on length of session
Courtyard Marriott Grappone Conference Center
  70 Constitution Avenue
  Concord, NH
var
12/19/2022
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Designing and Installing GeoMat™ Systems, Designing and Installing THE CLEAN SOLUTION System in NH
Host:  Advanced Onsite Solutions - Gary Spaulding
Free training. Call Arrow Central to reserve a spot 603-530-1010
Elks Lodge #1831
  42 Main Street
  Bethlehem, NH
6
12/19/2022
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The Long Way is the Short Way–An Installers Guide to Quality
Host:  Michael Carbonneau of Connecticut Valley Septic Design
Registration Link available Or Call 603-991-8112 (Jennifer Carbonneau)
All Saints’ Episcopal Church
  35 School St
  Littleton
3
12/28/2022
9:00 AM to Noon
Hands-On Web Soil Survey Workshop “How to Access Soils Information on the Web”
Host:  Merrimack County Conservation District
During this workshop we’ll explore the three easy steps that will allow you to access a soil map for your “area of interest”, create interpretive maps, review a variety of soils data and generate a customized report.
Pembroke Academy Computer Laboratory
  Pembroke, NH
3
12/7/2022
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Training for Designers & Installers - various topics
Host:  New Hampshire Water Works Association
Questions? Contact NH Water Works Association, info@nhwwa.org, 603-415-3959.
NHDES Portsmouth Regional Office
  222 International Drive, Suite 175
  Portsmouth, NH
6
12/8/2022
9:00 AM to Noon

12/8/2022
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Decentralized & Onsite Wastewater Solutions Seminar - FREE Seminar: Earn 3.0 CEU's
Host:  Infiltrator Water Technologies
Only one session will receive credit.Those who attend will be among the first to learn about a new product approval from the manufacturer of Advanced Enviro-Septic!Two Options to Attend - Thursday, December 8th: 9:00AM or 1:00PM Lunch will be Provided
NHDOT auditorium
   7 Hazen Drive Concord
  Concord, NH
3
12/8/2022
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
NH Soil and Water Conservation Conference
Host:  Merrimac County Conservation District
Training for professionals working in soils, erosion control, water quality, public works, engineering, roads, planning, and consulting. Questions: Contact Kerry Rickrode at (603) 732-9194 or kerry.rickrode@nh.nacdnet.net
Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications
  749 East Industrial Park Drive
  Manchester
6
3/7/2022
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

3/8/2022
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Spring Septic Conference & Expo
Host:  Granite State onsite Wastewater Asspciation
All session timeslots must be attended to obtain 6 credits. Sign in per session is required.
Doubletree by Hilton
  Manchester
6
4/21/2022
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
D.E.S CONTINUING EDUCATION TRAINING FOR SEPTIC INSTALLERS AND DESIGNERS
Host:  Jackson Fire Dept
To register for this Free Class or get more information send an email to: Jacksonfiredept@gmail.com or call 603-383-4090 and leave a message. Include the following info: name, address, phone number, septic license or designer number.
JACKSON FIRE DEPARTMENT
  58 Main St
  Jackson
6
5/20/2022
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Measuring Water Movement in Soil via a Compact Constant Head Permeameter
Host:  Merrimack County Conservation District
Please see website for details. Introduction to the Compact Constant Head Permeameter (a.k.a. Amoozemeter) and other methods to obtain Ksat. An introduction to the data, how to collect it, and how to interpret it
Riverhill Grange
  32 Horse Hill Rd
  Concord
6
5/22/2021
8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Designing & Installing Geomat Systems
Host:  Geomat
coming soon workshop 8-12. lunch 12-1 plus question and answer period
Elks lodge
  42 Main St
  Bethleham
5
5/27/2022
8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Conducting Test Pits in Sands
Host:  NH Association of Natural Resource Scientists
Please see website for registration and agenda information. (Website to be updated soon.)
Ambrose/Brox pit
  120 Chocorua Road
  Tamworth
6
6/11/2021
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Erosion Control and septic design / installation
Host:  Coos County Workshop
see website for details - to register email da.cccd@gmail.com
Gorham Town Forest
  Jim Town rd
  Gorham
6
6/16/2022
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
2022 Northeast Onsite Wastewater Short Course - Environmental Impacts & Sustainability
Host:  2022 Northeast Onsite Wastewater Short Course
It will be held virtually with live, online presentations every Thursday in June from 1:00pm – 4:00pm. Keep an eye on our website for more info.
online 3
6/2/2022
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
2022 Northeast Onsite Wastewater Short Course - Technical
Host:  2022 Northeast Onsite Wastewater Short Course
It will be held virtually with live, online presentations every Thursday in June from 1:00pm – 4:00pm. Keep an eye on our website for more info.
online 3
6/28/2022
8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Erosion Control Field Day
Host:  Grafton and Sullivan County Conservation Districts
Questions? Please contact the Grafton County Conservation District (603) 787-6973 pamela.gilbert@nh.nacdnet.net
Stevens High School
  175 Broad St
  Claremont
  Directions
6
6/8/2022
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Digging In! A Spring Water & Soil Conservation Conference
Host:  Merrimack County Conservation District, BCCD, NHANRS, IECA, NHDES
Please see the website for agenda and registration details.
NHDES
  29 Hazen Dr
  Concord
6
7/15/2021
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
GSF Design and Installation
Host:  Eljen
see website for details and registration, or call 800-444-1359 to register
Rochester American Legion Post #7
  94 Eastern Ave
  Rochester
3
7/21/2021
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
GSF Design and Installation
Host:  Eljen
see website for details and registration, or call 800-444-1359 to register
American Legion Post# 108
  25 Raymond Rd
  Chester
3
8/10/2021
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
GSF Design and Installation
Host:  Eljen
see website for details and registration, or call 800-444-1359 to register
American Legion
  849 N. Main St
  Laconia
3
8/16/2022
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The Granite State’s Time-Tested Wastewater Solution
Host:  Eljen
Come to one of our Free Certifcation Training Sessions Sign up at info@eljen.com
Millyard Brewery
  25 E. Otterson St
  Nashua
3
8/17/2022
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The Granite State’s Time-Tested Wastewater Solution
Host:  Eljen
Come to one of our Free Certifcation Training Sessions Sign up at info@eljen.com
Portsmouth Brewery
  56 Market St
  Portsmouth
3
8/19/2021
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
GSF Design and Installation
Host:  Eljen
see website for details and registration, or call 800-444-1359 to register
VFW
  459 Winchester St
  Keene
3
8/19/2022
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The Granite State’s Time-Tested Wastewater Solution
Host:  Eljen
Come to one of our Free Certifcation Training Sessions Sign up at info@eljen.com
Elm City Restaurant & Brewery
  222 West St
  Keene
3
9/20/2022
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
2022 Erosion Control Field Day
Host:  Merrimack County Conservation District
Please see website for locations and times.
Common Man
  Claremont
6
9/21/2021
8:00 AM to 3:30 PM

9/22/2021
8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Erosion Control Field Days
Host:  Merrimack County Conservation District
see website for details - 2 locations
Franklin Falls Dam
  Greeley Park
  46 Granite Drive, Franklin
  100 Concord St, Nashua
6
9/21/2022
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
2022 Erosion Control Field Day
Host:  Merrimack County Conservation District
Please see the websit efor details
Seacoast Science Center-Odiorne State Park
  Rye
6
9/22/2022
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
2022 Erosion Control Field Day
Host:  Merrimack County Conservation District
Please see the websit efor details
Beech Hill Farm
  Hopkinton
6

For general Continuing Education questions, please contact the Subsurface Bureau at (603) 271-3501.





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