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Presenter: Tom Fritts

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: St Louis, MO

Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel St. Louis
St Louis, MO 63105
Phone: 314-863-0400

This seminar is closed or full.


Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:00 - 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:00 - 4:30 pm

Introduction to Onsite Wastewater

    Basics of wastewater
   The value of treating onsite

Soil & Site Evaluation

   Understanding soils
   Landscape positions
   Water movement in soils
   Becoming familiar with soil profiles and soil loading rates

Septic Tanks

   Function of septic tanks
   Materials used
   Operations and maintenance
   Issues that compromise tanks

Aerobic Treatment Units (ATU)

   Reviewing different types and sizing of ATUs
   Things that can affect the function of ATUs

Wastewater Drip Irrigation

   Understanding how drip irrigation works
   In depth review of sizing and designing a wastewater drip irrigation system

Choosing the Correct Systems to Fit the Site

   Choices of system types in today’s onsite wastewater industry
   Matching the correct system with the site

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers
     6.5 PDHs

     6.5 HSW CEUs/CE Hours
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 PDHs to engineers in all states and 6.5 HSW CEUs/continuing education hours to architects in all states, except Florida architects. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Missouri.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Provider No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.

This course offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been approved by any state contractor licensing entity for mandatory continuing education credit.

Attendance will be monitored and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


Tom Fritts

Vice President Residential Sewage Treatment Company (RSTC)

Mr. Fritts is vice-president of Residential Sewage Treatment Company, Inc., in Grandview, Missouri where they design, sell and service alternative onsite wastewater systems. He is past president of the Missouri Smallflows Organization (MSO), the Kansas Small Flows Association (KSFA) and the National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association (NOWRA). He is an approved instructor for NOWRA, the Consortium of Institutes for Decentralized Wastewater Treatment, and for several states across the country. Mr. Fritts is the 2016 recipient of the NOWRA “Dick Otis Industry Achievement Award” and the 2015 Kansas Small Flows Association “Raymond Peat Industry Achievement Award.”

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $279.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $279.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $259.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.