Decision Makers Workshop: Layer Cake Demonstration Project

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
12:00pm
Buzzards Bay Center
Buzzards Bay Center
114 Front St.
New Bedford, MA 02740

Solutions to Nitrogen Pollution: Installation of Nitrogen Reducing Septic Systems

This two-part series will showcase real-world solutions to Buzzards Bay’s largest source of nitrogen pollution, septic systems. Learn about two Coalition projects to upgrade traditional residential septic systems with nitrogen-reducing technology.

Both workshops will take place at the Coalition’s headquarters at 114 Front St., New Bedford. Optional field visits will show participants nitrogen-reducing septic system installations at homes in Falmouth and Acushnet. Workshops are free, with lunch provided. Participants may be eligible for TCH credits for Title 5 Soil Evaluator and System Inspector. RSVP to Korrin Petersen at (508) 999-6363 x206 by March 23.

Layer Cake Demonstration Project in the Buzzards Bay Watershed

  • 12:00pm: Check-in & Lunch
  • 12:30pm: Project Background: Maureen Thomas, Buzzards Bay Coalition
  • 12:45pm: Technology: George Heufelder, Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center
  • 1:15pm: Design & Permitting: Brian Grady, GAF Engineering
  • 1:45pm: Installation
  • 2:15pm: Homeowner’s Perspective
  • 2:30pm: Results & Costs: George Heufelder
  • 3:15pm: Wrap up & Questions
  • 4:30pm: Optional Field Tour in Acushnet

Cost: Free

For more information:
Phone: (508) 999-6363 x206
Category: Buzzards Bay Coalition
Hosted By: Buzzards Bay Coalition
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