Onsite Sewerage: Evapotranspiration Beds

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Next Scheduled Online Delivery

  • Two sessions, online, Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6:30 - 9:00 pm, January 23, 25, 2024.
  • Instruction by Ian Ralston, P.L.Eng. with contributions by Jim Andersen, AScT., ROWP.
  • Fees are $300 plus GST.

Course Purpose

This course provides advanced competencies for design of evapotranspiration (ET) beds and evapotranspiration absorption (ETA) beds.

It is suitable for Professionals (P.Eng., P.Geo.) and Practitioners (ROWP) with previous training and experience for onsite sewerage design.

Course Content

Topics include:

  • BC standards and guidelines for ET and ETA beds.
  • Other sources of practice (research, design models etc. from other jurisdictions) for ET and ETA beds.
  • Water budget calculations, determining net evapotranspiration.
  • Sizing and layout of ET and ETA beds.
  • Sewage and effluent strength considerations.
  • Case study for design of an ETA bed.


  • Two online sessions, Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6:30 - 9:00 pm.
  • The webinars are live and interactive, using ZOOM conferencing software.
  • Audio options include our toll-free telephone conference call or voice-over internet.
  • Instructor-led lectures with learning exercises/case study.


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Cancellations received at least 7 days prior to course date will result in a full refund. Cancellations received less than 7 days prior to the course are subject to a $100 administrative fee, with full reimbursement of the remaining balance. Substitutions of attendees is permitted up to and including the day of the course.

EQUIP Training may have to postpone or cancel courses due to insufficient enrollment, in which case EQUIP's liability is limited to a full refund of the registration fee.

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