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Frequently Used Tools:

Onsite Wastewater Training Center

Drip Dispersal Distribution

The drip dispersal system that is on display was designed for a wastewater loading rate that is typical for a three bedroom home. The drip tubing is suspended and the tank and manifold is elevated above ground to allow trainees to view all the components of a properly installed system. During training sessions potable water, which simulates wastewater, is pumped through the system.

Supply lines leaving a pump tank and feeding the drip laterals.

American Manufacturing Co., Inc. automated manifold used to cycle multiple field zones. 

Supply lines connecting to the drip laterals. Air release valves can be seen also.