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Free Webinars

Orenco’s training department offers webinars covering a variety of topics. They’re free, so take as many courses as you like. To register, click on the link at the end of the course description, below. Mark your calendar and sign up today — you won’t want to miss these!

Questions about certificates? Wondering if you can get CEU/PDH credits for our trainings? Check out our FAQ Page for answers to these and other questions.

 


Residential Webinars

Controls and Monitoring

Control panels are useful for a wide range of water and wastewater applications. This one-hour webinar will cover our various control panels, plus available options, features, and suggested applications.

This webinar will be offered on Thursday, November 21st, 9-10 a.m. Click here to register.

This webinar is also available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register.

Note that this webinar does not qualify for Oregon CEUs.

Effluent Filter Facts

Effluent filtration is an important key to treating wastewater. In this one-hour webinar, we'll discuss the benefits of using an effluent filter, proper sizing of effluent filters, and choosing the filter that's best for your application.

This webinar is available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register.

Greywater Treatment Systems

Greywater represents a large percentage of combined wastewater flows. As the demands on our supply of freshwater increase, greywater reuse becomes an attractive option for conserving potable water, especially in areas like California that are prone to drought. In this one-hour webinar, we’ll explain how greywater can be treated to levels that allow it to be used for toilet flushing, cooling towers, water features, and landscape irrigation (subject to local restrictions.)

This webinar will be offered on Wednesday, December 11th, 9-10 a.m. Click here to register.

This webinar is also available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register.

Pumps 101

Wastewater pumps are an integral part of most onsite septic systems, and they come in all shapes and sizes. In this webinar, we'll cover the differences between various types of pumps and explain how to size and use pumps for onsite systems.

This webinar is available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register.

Residential AdvanTex® Design

AdvanTex® Treatment Systems are the ideal onsite solution for residential wastewater treatment needs because they work well in a variety of locations and situations. In this webinar, we'll review the application, design, and benefits of AdvanTex for residential properties.

This webinar is available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register.

Residential Pump System Design Made Easy

This one-hour webinar gives you the knowledge and tools you need to successfully design residential pump systems for onsite wastewater applications. Topics include septic tank sizing, pump vault selection, effluent filter selection, pump selection, and more.

This webinar is available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register.

Sewer System Myth Busting

This webinar discusses various types of municipal and community sewer systems and debunks many commonly held myths about them. We present long-term, real-world data that shows how liquid-only (effluent) sewers are a viable first choice for community sewering.

This webinar will soon be available on demand at your convenience. Click here to see our other webinars currently available on demand. 

 

Tanks, Risers, Lids, and Accessories

Watertight septic tanks, access risers, and lids are extremely important components of any wastewater treatment system. In this one-hour webinar, we'll discuss why quality products are necessary and explain how to use them to keep your system functioning properly. 

This webinar is available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register.


Commercial Webinars

Affordable, Low-Impact Solution in Florida

In Vero Beach, Florida, a proposed expansion of the city’s gravity sewer system was met with strong opposition from residents concerned about the cost and the expected disruption to roads and landscaping. Others objected to the idea of having to connect to city sewer when their own onsite systems were working just fine. To effectively launch its sewer project, the City needed a more affordable, less-intrusive option that didn’t require mandatory connection. This webinar explains how an Orenco Sewer was the perfect solution.

This webinar is available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register.

Note that this webinar does not qualify for Oregon CEUs.

AX-Max™ and AX-Mobile™ Design and Installation

Conventional treatment systems are less of an option these days as more small communities look to other, more cost-effective, compact wastewater treatment solutions. This one-hour presentation begins with a brief history of packed-bed filters for commercial and community applications. We then focus on the design and specification of the AX-Max and AX-Mobile systems, followed by an overview of installation and maintenance procedures.

This webinar is available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register.

Note that this webinar does not qualify for Oregon CEUs.

Chemical Feed for High-Strength Waste

In this one-hour webinar, we’ll take a look at the Orenco chemical feed systems and discuss a variety of applications, including liquid alkalinity and carbon feeds, dry chemical alkalinity feed, and pre-anoxic return. We’ll also explain typical operation and programming of the systems in these applications.

This webinar is available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register.

Commercial AdvanTex® Design Criteria

In this webinar, we take you through our Commercial AdvanTex® Design Criteria, an expansive document that provides detailed information on a wide range of commercial, industrial, and municipal wastewater applications for the entire AdvanTex product line.

This webinar is available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register.

Note that this webinar does not qualify for Oregon CEUs.

Effluent Sewer Design

This two-hour webinar explains the ins and outs of designing an effluent sewer system. Topics include how to design hydraulic grade lines, designing and selecting pump systems, transport-line sizing, and other key details for successful effluent sewer design.

This webinar is available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register.

Greywater Treatment Systems

Greywater represents a large percentage of combined wastewater flows. As the demands on our supply of freshwater increase, greywater reuse becomes an attractive option for conserving potable water, especially in areas like California that are prone to drought. In this one-hour webinar, we’ll explain how greywater can be treated to levels that allow it to be used for toilet flushing, cooling towers, water features, and landscape irrigation (subject to local restrictions.)

This webinar will be offered on Wednesday, December 11th, 9-10 a.m. Click here to register.

This webinar is also available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register.

Innovative FRP Products for Industrial Applications

FRP, a fiber-reinforced polymer material, is a superior choice for many industrial products. Orenco Composites manufactures customizable FRP products that are lightweight, durable, and corrosion-resistant with a high strength-to-weight ratio. These products don't rot, rust, or conduct electricity, making them ideal for a wide range of environmental conditions. Our unique FRP buildings, rectangular tanks, and wastewater tank covers have many advantages. In this one-hour webinar, we'll explain important considerations for specifying our products, along with product configuration options and sample projects. We'll also discuss FRP vs. other materials, including examples from a range of industries and applications.

This webinar will be offered on Wednesday, December 18th, 9-10 a.m. Click here to register.

This webinar is also available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register.

Note that this webinar does not qualify for Oregon CEUs.

Life-Cycle Costing

This one-hour webinar presents long-term data that shows how Orenco Sewer™ collection systems can effectively and affordably serve municipalities of all sizes. We'll compare capital cost information compiled from over 50 publicly funded bids for Orenco Sewer, grinder sewer, and gravity sewer, as well as look at operational costs for these technologies. 

This webinar will be offered on Thursday, December 5th, 9-10 a.m. Click here to register.

This webinar is also available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register.

Note that this webinar does not qualify for Oregon CEUs.

Municipal Sewer Systems: Construction Considerations

Orenco Sewer systems have been installed all over the country and around the world. Because of their minimal construction impact and overall affordability, these effluent sewers are an ideal solution for a wide range of applications. This webinar explains various aspects of effluent sewer construction and how they compare to grinder and gravity sewer requirements in areas with small lots and existing streets, homes, and businesses.

This webinar is available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register.

Nutrient Removal

Across the United States, nutrient discharges from wastewater systems are being restricted at an increasing rate. Decentralized wastewater treatment systems can provide better, more reliable solutions for reducing nutrients through biological processes. In this webinar, we'll discuss the use of Orenco treatment technologies for reducing nitrogen and other nutrients of concern. 

This webinar will be offered on Wednesday, December 4th, 9-11 a.m. Click here to register.

This webinar is also available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register.

Packed-Bed vs. Activated-Sludge

In this one-hour webinar, you'll learn about packed-bed filter and activated-sludge technologies for treating wastewater. We'll cover the differences, similarities, and applications of both systems, along with information on why packed-bed treatment excels in so many wastewater treatment applications.

This webinar is available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register.

Replacing Failing Septic Systems in Ohio

The village of Christiansburg (250 homes) was plagued with failing septic systems that caused bad odors around town and high bacteria levels in a nearby creek. Learn how village leaders and engineers solved these problems effectively and efficiently – while keeping costs down for residents – with the installation of an Orenco Sewer and an AdvanTex municipal treatment facility. We give you all the details on this award-winning project.

This webinar is available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register. 

Note that this webinar does not qualify for Oregon CEUs.

Sewer System Myth Busting

This webinar discusses various types of municipal and community sewer systems and debunks many commonly held myths about them. We present long-term, real-world data that shows how effluent sewers are not just an alternative to gravity sewers but are a viable first choice..

This webinar will soon be available on demand at your convenience. Click here to see our other webinars currently available on demand. 

 

Tourism Facility Sewage Solutions

Often located in remote or environmentally sensitive areas, tourism facilities face a unique set of challenges when it comes to wastewater treatment. This one-hour webinar provides wastewater professionals with an overview of these issues and a comparison of two proven treatment technologies often used as solutions: packed-bed filters and activated sludge. We’ll also use case studies to see how various facilities have overcome problems that include widely variable flows, high energy costs, and a shortage of trained system operators.

This webinar is available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register. 

 

Winery Waste

Treating winery wastewater can be a difficult problem that requires special design considerations. The process water is often reused for irrigation following treatment. In this session, we'll focus on the regulations and design details relevant to treating winery wastewater, using several wineries in California as case studies.

This webinar is available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register.


Operator Webinars

AdvanTex® System O&M

Learn more about the proper operation and maintenance (O&M) of both residential and commercial AdvanTex® Treatment Systems. We’ll cover preventive maintenance procedures for pumps, control panels, floats, filters, and tanks – plus the tools you’ll need to maintain and service these components.

This webinar is available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register.

AdvanTex® System Troubleshooting

This webinar discusses how to troubleshoot the performance of an AdvanTex® system in order to maximize treatment quality. Topics include optimum nitrogen reduction, adjusting recirculation ratios, and techniques and procedures for proper testing and sampling.

This webinar will be offered on Thursday, December 12th, 9-10 a.m. Click here to register.

This webinar is also available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register.

Orenco Sewer™ O&M

Effective operation and maintenance maximizes the life of an Orenco Sewer™ collection system. This webinar gives an overview of service procedures for residential on-lot STEP (Septic Tank Effluent Pump) system components, with an emphasis on preventive maintenance techniques.

This webinar is available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register.

Orenco Sewer™ Troubleshooting

Correctly diagnosing a problem is the first step to getting it fixed. In this webinar, we’ll discuss the basics of troubleshooting an effluent sewer collection system, including how to identify problems with specific components by using the Orenco® STEP System Troubleshooting Chart and the Orenco Control Panel Troubleshooting Chart. These tools can save you both time and money when dealing with effluent sewer system repairs.

This webinar is available on demand at your convenience. Click here to register.

Sewer System Myth Busting

This webinar discusses various types of municipal and community sewer systems and debunks many commonly held myths about them. We present long-term, real-world data that shows how effluent sewers are not just an alternative to gravity sewers but are a viable first choice..

This webinar will soon be available on demand at your convenience. Click here to see our other webinars currently available on demand. 

 


Webinars On Demand

Can't make it to the live webinar? Click here to check out our list of on-demand webinars, which you can watch at your convenience.