Wastewater Management

We offer a variety of materials and resources related to waste management, including information on on-site wastewater and sewage management. Common topics include sustainable solid waste reuse, reduction, recycling and reprocessing.

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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.    

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Wastewater Management



This publication explains how to properly get a home’s onsite wastewater treatment system back into service after a flood or power outage.


This publication discusses the constituents of graywater; their potential effects on human, soil, plant and environmental health and steps to prevent harm to them.


In this publication you will learn how to maintain all the components of a septic system.



An aerobic septic system, or aerobic treatment unit (ATU), uses oxygen to break down both dissolved and solid constituents into gases, cell mass, and non-degradable material contained in wastewater. This online course will teach you how to properly maintain and operate your ATU. You will have 30 days from the day you register to complete this program. If you do not complete the program within this limit, your registration will expire, and you will need to pay the registration fees again to start over.


Learn to design and manage solar powered pumping systems for landscape and small landowner farming operations. This course provides 4 hours of continuing education units for Texas Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, and others who self-report.

Homeowner Maintenance of Aerobic Treatment Units Online Course

This online course will teach you how to properly maintain and operate your aerobic treatment unit.

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