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Silage Leachate Runoff Training Course

Course Description:

SUBJECT: Agenda for Silage Leachate Collection and Runoff Control Course, January 19, 2016 to be held at the WDATCP/NRCS office at 3369 W. Brewster St. Appleton, WI 54914


9:30-10:30 am Planning Silage Leachate Runoff Systems-We will discuss whether or not a resource concern exists, developing the management and site assessment, and a review of past installations.

10:30-until complete Design-This portion will focus on the design computations needed

to support the construction plan. We will cover:

* Manual vs. pumped systems

* Determining leachate volume

* Sizing leachate & contaminated runoff collection tanks

* Pump Design/Selection

* Vegetated Treatment Area (VTA) sizing

* VTA routing (diverting flow rates exceeding 25% of 25-yr, 24-hr storm event)

* Utilizing the NRCS Feed Storage Area Runoff Treatment Spreadsheet

* Feed pad slab design

The training will be work through a typical design example. Please bring a computer if you can. Handouts will be provided.

We will break an hour for lunch which will be on your own.

Engineering Certification/Job Approval Authority Credit hours: 6

Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Time: 9:30AM
Format: In-person
Location: 3369 W. Brewster St.
Appleton, Wisconsin 54914
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Cost: free course
Partners: none
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, January 19, 2016
CEUs Available: none
For: none
Contact: drew.zelle@wisconsin.gov
Course Topics: Conservation Engineering
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