17 episodes

Where we talk about all things water and wastewater related.

Make It Clear: Why You Can't Just Flush and Forget Orenco Systems

    • Education

Where we talk about all things water and wastewater related.

    5 Myths About Liquid Only Sewers

    5 Myths About Liquid Only Sewers

    Gravity Sewers have been in use for so long and are such a widely accepted method for transporting wastewater that many other technologies aren't as well known or have become marginalized. One of these lesser known methods that is gaining more attention is Liquid Only Sewer. This proven technology has long been hounded by outdated and unwarranted myths that David Lepre, one of our senior engineers, will help us dispel in this episode.

    • 18 min
    The Benefits of Liquid Only Sewer

    The Benefits of Liquid Only Sewer

    For many small communities and developments, liquid only sewer provides a lot of benefits over other technologies. Mike Saunders, our resident expert, takes some time to talk to us about the many advantages that can be leveraged by designing and implementing this technology into your project.

    • 42 min
    "Flush and Forget" is No Longer an Option

    "Flush and Forget" is No Longer an Option

    Now, more than ever, it is imperative that we are mindful of what we are flushing down the toilet or washing down the drain. It's not just the right thing to do for the environment, but it's also the right thing to do for those in our communities. Join us as we talk with Geoff Salthouse, our International team manager, about why this is so important.

    • 25 min
    Discussing Inflow and Infiltration

    Discussing Inflow and Infiltration

    Inflow and Infiltration, commonly known as I&I, are two little words that can represent huge problems for both municipal sewer and septic systems alike. In this episode, we talk with Patrick Foley, the Systems Engineering Manager at Orenco Water. We discuss the causes of I&I, how to test for it, what kinds of impacts it can have on a treatment system, and, most importantly, how it can affect the ratepayers and owners financially. 

    • 18 min
    The Importance of On-Lot Safety

    The Importance of On-Lot Safety

    If you design, install, maintain, or live with a septic system, this episode is for you! Cory Lyon, our East Region Sales Manager, joins us to talk about this critical topic. Good safety habits are important to cultivate and should be a part of everything we do in the onsite industry.  Join us as we discuss why ignoring safety guidelines can cost more than just money.

    • 42 min
    So You Need a Septic System: A Homeowner's Guide

    So You Need a Septic System: A Homeowner's Guide

    Never had a septic system before? Don't know where to start? In this episode, Steve Sinks, our in-house expert, walks us through the process and tells us what a homeowner will need to know.  We cover everything from the first steps to installation to maintenance and everything in between. If you have questions, this is where to start.

    • 35 min

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