Alaska 8 Hour Plumbing CE: Industry-Related: Sanitary Drainage, Rainwater, Graywater and OWTS

  • 8 Hour Course
  • $79.00

This course explores blackwater, graywater, and rainwater drainage systems. It's divided into three modules:

Module #1 Sanitary Drainage & Grease Interceptors: This module covers two related topic areas:

1) Sanitary Drainage Systems – the principles as well as the nuts and bolts of a well-designed system, with the following lessons: 

  • Capacities; Maintaining Flow Rates Slope; Pneumatic Pressure & Backflow
  • Cleanouts, 
  • Pumps & Interceptors, 
  • Floor Drains; 
  • Metal, Plastic, Clay & Concrete Piping; Thermal Expansion;
  • Combination DWV Systems & Wet Venting.
  • Vacuum Drainage Systems & Replacement of Sewers by the Pipe-Bursting Method

2) Grease Interceptors – a practical guide including Required Locations, Types of Grease Interceptors, Installation & Maintenance & Sample Codes and Standards

Module #2 Rainwater Harvesting: This module provides a thorough grounding in all the components of a rainwater harvesting system, including practical design considerations, sizing, filtration, and how to estimate the amount of water that can be captured.

Module #3 Graywater & Private Onsite Water Treatment Systems (POWTS): This module covers two related topic areas:

1) Graywater Systems – a specific and detailed survey, including Basic Rules, Economics, Health Concerns, Estimating Graywater & Best Practices for Design, Installation & Maintenance 

2) POWTS – History, principles, laws & regulations; key design considerations, septic tanks & soil absorption fields, alternative technologies, and commercial/institutional systems.

Please note this course expires and must be completed by May 31, 2020 to receive your CE credit.

  • Course ID(s): AK 16687
  • Approved By: Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development - Mechanical Inspection Div.

Instructor Bio

Randy Drake Profile

Randy Drake is a licensed, master plumber with over 32 years' experience in the industry. He founded a plumbing business in 1993 which he successfully sold in 2013. He currently works for a plumbing company based in Traverse City, Michigan.