Onsite Wastewater Treatment and Reuse
BAEN has three major programs focused towards OSSF education and training: classroom education, field training and demonstration, and online (website) education and information dissemination.
Municipalities & Infrastructure Water
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This 2-page publication explains the advantages and disadvantages of conventional septic tank/drain fields, as well as estimated costs and maintenance requirements.
This guide 8-page helps homeowners who are seeking maintenance services for their onsite wastewater treatment systems (such as septic systems).
This 8-page publication explains factors to consider when choosing an on-site wastewater treatment system and lists the nine steps required to obtain a permit for one.
Proper management techniques to reduce odor and excessive sludge accumulation covered in this publication include: Maintaining pH and salt levels Pumping regularly Maintaining adequate bacteria levels Designing for efficiency Definitions of key words are boxed in this publication for easy reference. (2 pages)
- PublicationUsing Animal Manure and Wastewater for Crops and Pastures: Know and Take Credit for your N, P, and K
Animal manure and wastewater are often applied to crops and pastures. Farmers and producers who use this effluent should calculate the amount of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium it contains so that they do not overapply these nutrients when also using commercial fertilizer. This publication explains how to make those calculations. (4 pages)