SEO Training Course Scheduled – Feb 2022

PASEO will be running the following training courses during the month of February 2022.  We have planned to offer training courses in each third of the state: eastern, central, and western PA.  You can add a course to your shopping cart by clicking on the title below.  Additional information is available on PASEO’s ‘Classroom Courses’ (more…)

State Board for Certification of SEOs Examination Schedule for 2022

The State Board for Certification of Sewage Enforcement Officers (Board) has scheduled the certification examination schedule for 2022. (See full notice HERE) To qualify to sit for the certification examination, all Sewage Enforcement Officer (SEO) candidates must successfully complete the Pre-certification Academy. Examination applications must be received (not postmarked) by the Board, complete and correct, (more…)

Exhibit at PASEO’s 2022 Conference & Trade Show

If you want to reach consulting & regulatory SEOs from all over the state in one location, PASEO’s Annual Conference & Trade Show is the place!  At our last conference, we had approximately 200 attendees at our conferences. PASEO’s 2022’s Annual Conference & Trade Show will be in-person and is scheduled for March 14-15, 2022 at the Red (more…)

PADEP Act 34 of 2020 FAQs

PA DEP distributed the following FAQ to the SEO community on May 17, 2021 regarding Act 34 of 2020.  Read complete FAQ here. Excerpt: “This Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document was created to address questions surrounding the implementation of the Pennsylvania Sewage Facilities Act, Act 537 of 1965, (SFA) as amended by Act 34 of (more…)

PASEO Announces 2021 Training Course Schedule

PASEO has released its 2021 in-person training course schedule for sewage enforcement officers.  A variety of different courses will be offered at nine separate locations around the state making it easy for you to learn and earn credits close to home.   Visit our Classroom Courses webpage for details on course offerings, locations, and pricing. If (more…)

Legislative Hearing on Act 34

A legislative hearing by the joint Environmental Resources & Energy Committee is planned for 9:00am-11:00am on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 regarding the enactment of Act 34 of 2020 (formerly SB1030) and its implementation by the PA Department of Environmental Protection. Representatives from PASEO will be offering testimony to the legislators along with other wastewater organizations (more…)

Act 34 of 2020 and DEP All-SEO Letters

Following the enactment of Act 34 of 2020 (formerly SB1030), PA DEP issued two “All-SEO Letters” in 2021 (to date) providing information on how the Department views the new law and its interpretation of how to implement it. The February 3, 2021 All-SEO Letter covers a variety of important topics and can be viewed HERE.  (more…)

PASEO 2021 Annual Membership Meeting Notice

PASEO holds its annual meeting to update the membership with organizational and business information. Normally held during the Annual Conference, this year’s annual membership meeting & election of officers will be held virtually due to COVID restrictions.  It is scheduled for 8:00am on Saturday, March 20, 2021 via Zoom. Registration is required (click here) — (more…)

PADEP Publishes New Guidance for SEO Certification & Training

The SEO Certification and Training Program Guidance (385-2314-002) has been revised. It was published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin on December 12, 2020, as final. The Technical Guidance Document (TGD) and the Comment and Response Document is now posted in the Department’s eLibrary . The TGD provides a framework for the Sewage Enforcement Officer (SEO) certification and training (more…)

PASEO 2021 Conference Postponed

PASEO’s Conference & Education Committee met last week to evaluate the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic and whether we will be able to safely and effectively hold our 2021 conference & trade show face-to-face. Originally planned for early March 2021, the Committee has opted to postpone the face-to-face conference. Our plans to replace the (more…)