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April 5, 2013 12:19 p.m.

Percolation Test Certification Training will be held Friday and Saturday, June 14th & June 15th, 2013, at Johnson
County Extension Center, in Warrensburg. This course is for individuals who want to obtain certification to
conduct soil percolation tests for determining soil absorption qualities of sites being considered for installation of
an on-site sewage system. Instructors for the 2-day event will be David Lindell, retired University Extension
Agronomy Specialist and John Tharp, retired University Extension Water Quality/Community Development
The cost of the 2-day course is $160 per person. Each participant who completes the course will also need to
provide a payment of $90 to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. This is in addition to the
$160 course fee to Johnson County Extension. Registration is limited to 25 participants per class and will be on a
first-come, first-serve basis. Registration is due by Friday, May 31st, 2013. We must receive the $160 payment
before registration deadline.
At the end of the training course an exam will be given by the instructors and mailed for grading by the Missouri
Department of Health and Senior Services. DHSS certification cards will be mailed to those successfully
completing the exam.
The training site is upstairs at the Johnson County Extension Office, 135 W. Market Street, Warrensburg, MO
64093. For more information, please phone: 660-747-3193.

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