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Whitehead and Associates Environmental Consultants Pty Ltd
Centre for Environmental Training
Onsite I site

Land Capability Assessment for On-site Wastewater Management

This three day course covers all aspects of land capability assessment, management and design. The course comprises illustrated lectures, practical demonstrations and exercises and a field based land capability assessment and design workshop.

Course content includes:

  • The Regulatory Environment
  • Composting Toilets and Wetlands
  • Wastewater Characterisation
  • Greywater Chemistry and Laundry Products
  • Wastewater Testing
  • Climatic Factors
  • Septic Systems and Primary Treatment
  • Evapotranspiration Systems
  • Soils and Soil Based Systems
  • Water Balance Analysis
  • Soil Landscape Interpretation for Land Capability Assessment¬†¬†
  • Nutrient Balances
  • Irrigation Systems
  • Wet Weather Storage
  • Soil Properties
  • Community and Decentralised Systems
  • Soil Classification
  • Site Assessment
  • Soil Testing
  • Sand Filters and Mound Systems
  • Model Land Capability Assessment
  • Aerobic Systems
  • Field Based Land Capability Assessment
  • Disinfection
  • Site Evaluation and Design Exercise