2018 POWTS Seminar

  • 13 Apr 2018
  • 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Comfort Suites Johnson Creek


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South Central Wisconsin 

POWTS Seminar

Friday, April 13, 2018

Comfort Suites Johnson Creek

725 Paradise Lane | Johnson Creek, WI 53038

As part of an initiative to bring more education to our members and the industry, WOWRA will be partnering with the Plumbing-Heating Cooling Contractors – Wisconsin Association (PHCC-WI) on two or more plumbing seminars this year.  We are pleased to collaborate on the South Central Wisconsin Plumbing and POWTS Seminars….

About the Instructors/Program

Claude Goguen, P.E., LEED AP, has more than 23 years of experience in the precast concrete and construction industry.  He holds a degree in Civil Engineering and is a licensed P.E. in Indiana He is also a LEED accredited professional.  Prior to his role in technical services with NPCA, Claude was an operations manager at a precast concrete manufacturing plant.  Claude has been involved in the decentralized onsite wastewater industry since starting with NPCA in 2008. 

Claude’s program includes the following topics/Learning Objectives: 

Quality – Essential for Efficient and Durable Precast Concrete Septic Tanks

  • Identify the crucial elements of watertight concrete
  • Describe what producers can do to help enhance durability of tanks.
  • Define the components of a quality control system

Watertight and Safe Tank Access Risers and Lids

  • Explain best practices to ensure access risers are watertight.
  • Identify the most common causes for accidental tank entry
  • Describe three options for secondary safety systems in tank access points.

Installation & Inspection of Precast Concrete Tanks

  • Describe the 3 most common mistakes made during tank installations
  • Identify 3 useful tips for tank inspection
  • Explain best practices for tank bedding and backfilling.

The program also features time to interact with vendors, our Vendor Showcase, a brief safety presentation on distracted driving, and an Industry Update by Jeff Beiriger of WOWRA and PHCC-Wisconsin.


*Continuing Education Credits

Please note that the number of hours of approved continuing education may vary depending upon the credential you hold.  MP and JP and MPRS and JPRS will receive 6.0 hours of credit for attending the entire day of program.  For other credentials, contact WOWRA at (888) 782-6815x1 or info@wowra.com.

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