• TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
    Call the National Environmental Services Center (NESC) toll free at (304) 293-4191. ext. 3 to receive free technical assistance from our staff of certified operators, engineers, and scientists.
  • TO ORDER
    Order hard copies of the products you see in the tool kit by calling the NESC toll free at (304) 293-4191. or e-mail info@mail.nesc.wvu.edu.

SMART About Water Training Resources:

Tool Kit - PAGE 3

< Intro < Page 1 < Page 2 < Page 3 < Additonal Resources

 

Source Water (SW) /Ground Water (GW) Protection and Septic Systems

Get Pumped! - Community Education Tools for Septic Systems
The Groundwater Foundation
- Welcome: Lake Community Septic System Education Kit
- Homeowner Awareness: On-Site Wastewater Management Plan Template [ Word Doc. ]
- Maintenance Agreement: On-Site Wastewater Management Plan Template [ Word Doc. ]
Get Pumped! * PowerPoint Presentations:
- On-site Wastewater Treatment System Overview
- Septic Systems and New Homeowners
- Location and Construction of Your Septic System
- Septic System Maintenance
- Homeowner Responsibility
- Septic System Failure
- Water Conservation and Septic Systems
- Money Matters
- What to Expect When You're Inspected

 

On-site/Decentralized Wastewater System Management

Pipeline Newsletter
EPA's Voluntary Management Guidelines-An Overview
National Environmental Services Center (NESC), Pipeline, Fall 2005, Vol. 16, No. 4
Read and download more issues online at: http://www.nesc.wvu.edu/pipeline.cfm

Pipeline Newsletter
Planning is Essential for Successful Onsite System Management
NESC, Pipeline, Spring 2001, Vol. 12, No. 2
Read and download more issues online at: http://www.nesc.wvu.edu/pipeline.cfm


Pipeline Newsletter
Paying for Onsite System Management
NESC, Pipeline, Fall 2001, Vol. 12, No. 4
Read and download more issues online at: http://www.nesc.wvu.edu/pipeline.cfm


Tools for Communities for Decentralized Wastewater Management
2002 (CD and VHS)
Produced by the National Onsite Demonstration Program (NODP), a program of the NESC, this series of products is designed to assist communities with addressing onsite and decentralized wastewater management issues.
* To order, call the National Environmental Services Center (NESC) toll free at (800) 624-8301 or e-mail info@mail.nesc.wvu.edu.
The Tools for Communities includes products for the following topics:

- Financing Your Community's Onsite Management System
- Overview of Onsite Technologies
- Community Self Assessment
- Envisioning Your Community's Future
- Enabling Mechanisms: Options for Community Onsite Management
- Community Readiness Indicators
- Managing Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Adds Value
- Insights into Community Onsite Management Systems: A National Overview
- Sanitary Situation Survey: Individual Housing Unit Response Form
- Sanitary Situation Survey: Individual Lot Assessment
- Community Onsite Options: Wastewater Management in the New Millenium
- Approaches to Onsite Management: Community Perspectives

Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Manual (2002) [ Large File, PDF, 20.5 MB ]
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Design Manual: Onsite Wastewater Treatment & Disposal Systems (1980)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency [ PDF, 8.8 MB ]

Response to Congress on the Use of Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Systems
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1997

Managing Wastewater: Prospects in Massachusetts for a Decentralized Approach—A discussion of options and requirements
Massachusetts Department of Environmental Management, 1996

A Massachusetts Guide to Needs Assessment and Evaluation of Decentralized Wastewater Alternatives
Marine Studies Consortium & Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, 1996

Framework for site evaluation, design, and engineering of on-site technologies within a management context
Marine Studies Consortium & Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and Mike Hoover, 1997
For more information about Community Septic Management Programs go to:
http://www.mass.gov/dep/water/wastewater/onsite.htm

 

Social Marketing

Small Flows Magazine
Sewage, Environment, and Drinking Water: Save the Source, Save Some Money
NESC, Small Flows magazine, Spring/Summer 2008, Vol. 9,No. 1
Article pp. 8-10: http://www.nesc.wvu.edu/pdf/ww/publications/smallflows/magazine/SF_SpSu08pdf
Read and download more issues online at: http://www.nesc.wvu.edu/smallflows.cfm

Small Flows Magazine
Using Social Marketing for Water Source Protection: Using "Out of Sight, Out of Mind" to the Top of One's Mind
NESC, Small Flows magazine, Spring/Summer 2008, Vol. 9,No. 1
Read and download more issues online at: http://www.nesc.wvu.edu/smallflows.cfm

Social Marketing Lite: Ideas for folks with small budgets and big problems
Academy for Educational Development, 1999

The Basics of Social Marketing
Turning Point National Program, http://www.turningpointprogram.org/

Nonpoint Source Outreach Toolbox (CD-ROM)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, State-EPA Nonpoint Source Outreach Workgroup 2007
* To order, call the National Environmental Services Center (NESC) toll free at (800) 624-8301 or e-mail info@mail.nesc.wvu.edu.

Lifestyles TV Public Service Announcements (DVD)
* To order, call the National Environmental Services Center (NESC) toll free at (800) 624-8301 or e-mail info@mail.nesc.wvu.edu.

 

Outreach

"What YOU Can Do to Protect Your Source of Drinking Water Poster" - "Working in a Source Water Protection Area"
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency/Division of Drinking and Ground Waters

"What YOU Can Do to Protect Your Source of Drinking Water" Poster - "Living in a Source Water Protection Area"
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency/Division of Drinking and Ground Waters

"What YOU Can Do to Protect Your Source of Drinking Water" Poster - "Farming in a Source Water Protection Area"
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency/Division of Drinking and Ground Waters

"What YOU Can Do to Protect Your Source of Drinking Water" Poster - "Potential Impacts on Your Source of Drinking Water"
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency/Division of Drinking and Ground Waters