Your Wastewater Lagoon: The Ins & Outs of Design and Operation


1.2 CEUs


This two-day course covers the complex aspects of designing and maintaining a healthy wastewater lagoon. It will dive into the design, operation, maintenance and regulatory requirements around effective lagoon operations. The course format also includes interactive activities and use of design calculations.

This course is presented by Jason Kopan, P.Eng. of ISL Engineering.

Delivery Formats

There are no available options for this course at this time - please contact .


Course Overview:
-Introductions & Context Setting
-History & Overview of Lagoons
-Characteristics of Municipal Wastewater
-Lagoon Microbiology
-Lagoon Processes
-Seasonal and Daily Factors that affect Lagoon Activity
-Useful/Design Calculations
-Regulatory Requirements (Federal and Provincial related to effluent quality)
-Lagoon Enhancement for Cold Climate Treatability
-Residuals Management
-Effluent Re-Use (and emerging technologies)
-Operation and Maintenance of Lagoons

No manuals will be forwarded to students in advance of this course – the instructor will provide all material on-site.


$460.00 Must have current AWWOA Membership

$560.00 Non-Members

$345.00 (For in-class courses only) Must have a current AWWOA Membership and be an operator of a small public rural water/wastewater facility.