How do we know on-site wastewater is NOT contaminating a shallow aquifer if we do not monitor groundwater downgradient of private sewage disposal systems?

August 26, 2015 – Bryer Manwell M.Sc. P.Eng, Hydrogeological Engineer, Partner at Western Water Associates Ltd. and Director for WCOWMA-BC.  In the on-site wastewater industry we know that if there is breakout (daylighting) of wastewater effluent down slope of a [Read More]

Onsite System Maintenance Bylaw Review Project

The Ministry of Health recently issued a Request for Proposals for an organization or individual to review bylaws and other regulatory tools for onsite sewage maintenance provided by local governments in North America, and to develop a set of common [Read More]

National Study on Technical Disciplines Launched: ASTTBC Members Invited to Participate

      Technology Professionals Canada (TPC) is undertaking a study on the technical disciplines within our Profession, involving research, stakeholder engagement and analysis. They are seeking to understand the value that industry, regulators and professionals hold for specific certifications, [Read More]

Install Training Field Days

This two day workshop will focus on the design and installation of a pressure distributed system.  Students in the classroom will utilize the results from a site and soils evaluation to design a pressure distribution system and apply it to [Read More]

Site and Soil Evaluation Field Day and Filing Workshop

The WCOWMA- BC is hosting a Site & Soils Evaluation Field Day on Denman Island, BC on September 21, 2015. This practical training day is a great opportunity to get hands-on experience evaluating a site, as well as practicing hand [Read More]