BROOKFIELD, WIS. — The University of Wisconsin-Madison is offering a Sanitary Sewer and Collection System Engineering course, Dec. 3-5, 2013, at the Pyle Center in Madison, Wis. The comprehensive course is designed for wastewater and consulting engineers, operations professionals, federal agency and regulatory staff, and others interested in the engineering, operation, and improvement of wastewater collection systems. The course also offers the opportunity to earn 18 professional development hours (PDH) and 1.8 continuing education units (CEU).

Dick Schluge, civil engineer at R.A. Smith National — a multi-disciplined civil engineering and surveying firm — is one of several instructors for the course. Schluge has more than 30 years of experience in civil engineering, construction management and sanitary sewerage projects. His engineering and construction work has included a wide range of project sizes and has included open-cut, rehab, tunneling, and horizontal directional drilling projects. He is currently serving as resident engineer at the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District.

For more information on the course and how to register, visit or call 800-462-1299.