Wastewater Collection Systems

Wastewater Collection Systems

August 18-19, 2022 | Online :: Central Time

The goals and objectives of this Wastewater Collection Systems course is to provide attendees with an overall understanding of the components of a wastewater collection system. This includes operations and maintenance (O&M), the troubleshooting process, and the different technologies used to collect data.

Learning Outcomes  

Upon completion of the course attendees will be able to:

  • Identify the various components of a collection system
  • Describe the fundamental O &M of a collection system
  • Identify the various forms of inspections and investigation available to collect data
  • Employ a process to consider prior to entering a project


Thursday, August 18, 2022 : Central Time

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.
Log In and Welcome

12:00 – 12:30 p.m.
Lunch Break

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Course Timing


Wastewater Collection System Overview 

  • Components:
    • General
    • Sewers
    • Manholes
    • Pump Stations
    • Peak Wet Weather Storage
  • Wastewater Composition Overview
  • Sewer Capacity Overview
  • Safety Overview
  • Documentation Overview
  • Regulation Overview

Sewer Operations and Maintenance

  • Operations and Maintenance
    • General
    • Sewer
    • Force Main
    • Manholes
  • Troubleshooting

Pump Station Operations

  • Pump Stations as a “Whole”
  • Equipment
  • Pump Station Maintenance
    • Types of Maintenance
    • Safety Checks
    • Structures
    • Equipment
    • Records
  • Troubleshooting


Friday, August 19, 2022 : Central Time

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.
Log In

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Course Timing


Understanding Data Collection, Technology, and Investigation/Inspection Methods

  • Why Should you Do Inspections and Investigations?
  • Data Collection
  • Sewer, Lateral, and Manhole Inspection and Investigation Methodologies
    • Sewer Inspections
    • Lateral Inspections
    • Manhole Inspections
    • Investigation Methods


Dianne Sumego, President of dms water solutions 

Ms. Sumego is a professional engineer and President of dms water solutions. Ms. Sumego has been involved with collection systems for 33 years from planning through construction, Operation and Maintenance and teaching operators. She has been involved with the development of technical publications, presentations and is a past-chair of the Ohio Water Environment Association and Water Environment Federation Collection Systems Committee.   

Online Delivery

We will be using Microsoft Teams to facilitate your participation in the upcoming event. You do not need to have an existing Teams account in order to participate in the broadcast – the course will play in your browser and you will have the option of using a microphone to speak with the room and ask questions, or type any questions in via the chat window and our on-site representative will relay your question to the instructor.

  • IMPORTANT NOTE: After November 30 you will not be able to join a Teams meeting using Internet Explorer 11. Microsoft recommends downloading and installing the Teams app if possible. You may also use the Edge browser or Chrome.
  • You will receive a meeting invitation will include a link to join the meeting.
  • Separate meeting invitations will be sent for the morning and afternoon sessions of the course.
    • You will need to join the appropriate meeting at the appropriate time.
  • If you are using a microphone, please ensure that it is muted until such time as you need to ask a question.
  • The remote meeting connection will be open approximately 30 minutes before the start of the course. We encourage you to connect as early as possible in case you experience any unforeseen problems.


Please Note: This event is being conducted entirely online. All attendees will connect and attend from their computer, one connection per purchase. For details please see our FAQ

If you are unable to attend at the scheduled date and time, we make recordings available to all registrants for three business days after the event


Wastewater Collection Systems

August 18-19, 2022 | Online
Individual attendee(s) - $ 1195.00 each

Volume pricing also available

Individual attendee tickets can be mixed with ticket packs for complete flexibility

Pack of 5 attendees - $ 4,780.00 (20% discount)
Pack of 10 attendees - $ 8,365.00 (30% discount)
Pack of 20 attendees - $ 14,340.00 (40% discount)

Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 24 hours in advance of the event. Cancellations must be received on or before July 22, 2022 in order to be refunded and will be subject to a US $195.00 processing fee per registrant. No refunds will be made after this date. Cancellations received after this date will create a credit of the tuition (less processing fee) good toward any other EUCI event. This credit will be good for six months from the cancellation date. In the event of non-attendance, all registration fees will be forfeited. In case of conference cancellation, EUCIs liability is limited to refund of the event registration fee only. For more information regarding administrative policies, such as complaints and refunds, please contact our offices at 303-770-8800




EUCI is accredited by the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard. IACET is recognized internationally as a standard development organization and accrediting body that promotes quality of continuing education and training.

EUCI is authorized by IACET to offer 1.0 CEUs for this event

Requirements for Successful Completion of Program

Participants must log in each day and be in attendance for the entirety of the course to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Instructional Methods

PowerPoint presentations, group discussions, and active participation.

Upon successful completion of this event, program participants interested in receiving CPE credits will receive a certificate of completion.

Course CPE Credits: 12.0
There is no prerequisite for this Course.
Program field of study: Specialized Knowledge
Program Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
Advanced Preparation: None

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