Environmental Management Courses

Foul Water Management Course

Foul Water Management


  • Title: Foul Water Management
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
  • Course Size: max 15 learners
  • Instructor: Dan Gallagher
Course Description
FOUL WATER can contain harmful substances and not all such substances can deal be dealt with effectively by waste water treatment systems. The course is available in two levels, standard and advanced to ensure that it appropriate for the particular group attending.
Course Content
  • Definition of foul water and how it differs from surface water
  • Typical foul water drainage systems and colour coding
  • Legal obligations and discharge permits *
  • Methods of disposing of foul water
  • Septic tanks
  • Sewers
  • Reed beds
  • Control of foul water
    • Substances not permitted to be discharged to foul
    • Volume discharge limits
    • Analysis of substances in foul water *
    • Typical emission limits *
    • Use of trigger and action values *
    • What to do if exceed emission limits *
      • Need for regular assessments/inspections *
      • Interceptors
      • Inspections of piping (If desired, a test using multiple choice questions can be administered.)

      (* Advanced level course only)

The course duration is 1 or 2 hours and will be delivered at a chosen location
Class Size
The number of learners attending is limited to 15 persons.
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Dr. Dan Gallagher

Instructor: Dan Gallagher

Dan is co-founder and CEO of EHA Soft Solutions Limited, a software, training and consulting company. Prior to his tenure at EHA Soft Solutions, Dan was a senior manager in industry implementing safety (OHSAS 18001, Quality (ISO 9001), Environmental (ISO 14001) and Food Safety (ISO22000) management systems to international standards.