Regular maintenance is important to ensure consistent, reliable removal of BOD, solids, and nutrients from wastewater in a lagoon-based treatment system. In this hour-long webinar, lagoon specialist Ben Shakman outlines maintenance protocols specific to lagoon systems, including dealing with sludge accumulation and algae; maintenance requirements of facultative and aerated lagoon systems; maintenance requirements of tertiary equipment; and how to ensure the proper calibration of testing equipment.

Preapproved for 1 continuing education hour in California, Colorado, Indiana, Maine, Montana, and Wyoming with the successful completion of the quiz and verified attendance. Likely accepted in states that do not preapprove CEUs, such as Alabama and South Carolina. Eligible for PDH credit in all states.

About the instructor

Ben Shakman has been in the water and facilities business for the last 8 years and holds an MBA from the University of Illinois. His background includes high-purity, utility and wastewater experience at both Nalco and Evoqua. Prior to entering the water business, he spent over 26 years in the Army. Ben is the Midwest Regional Manager for Triplepoint Environmental.

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