The online RCAP Resources Library has a variety of resources that are useful to small, rural drinking water and wastewater systems.
This resource is a collection of files that will equip a community leader or outside trainer to present a live, classroom-style training on septic system basics for homeowners, community leaders, planners and realtors. It is not necessarily designed for any member of these groups to read as an individual, although that can be done.
After this training, participants should understand:
Delivery of training
This training module provides all of the necessary files to carry out training on the basics of septic systems.
The main file in this module is a PowerPoint file (PowerPoint 97-2003). This PowerPoint file:
There are various points during the delivery of the PowerPoint presentation to stop and hold discussions or carry out exercises, either in small groups or by soliciting input from participants as a whole class. These points and instructions for the discussions are indicated in the PowerPoint slides, and detailed instructions for carrying out the exercises follows below.