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.

The CEUs from this course can be used toward the following discipline(s) for certification renewal:

• Wastewater treatment
• Wastewater collection

Dates & Locations

    • Session #2
    • May 15, 2023 8:00am - May 16, 2023 4:00pm
    • Hotel Blackfoot - 5940 Blackfoot Trail SE - Calgary

Delivery Formats

In Class


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.