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Upcoming Events:

WWETT Conference   2019 Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport
  February 20-23, 2019
  Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN

WWETT Conference   2018 Onsite Wastewater Mega-Conference
  October 21-24,   More Info

NAWT Updates:

  NAWT News - Summer 2018 Edition is now available. Click to Download

Training is the Key to Your Success.

NAWT training programs are tailored for pumpers, service providers, installers, inspectors, consultants and engineers. They include:

  • Basic and Inspector Training
  • Operations and maintenance
  • Vacuum Truck Technician
  • Onsite Installer
  • Waste Treatment Symposium
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NAWT Online Vacuum Truck Training Information

Potential participants interested in Vacuum Truck Training should click this link to learn more and to register for the online Vacuum Truck Training course.
Info: The Vacuum Truck Technician training course is targeted to those that own or operate a vacuum truck which is used to clean septic tanks, aerobic treatment units, holding tanks or grease traps. It is directed specifically at owners and employees who may just be starting in business and need a good solid base of information to work with to perform their daily tasks. At the same time this one day training provides a good refresher and overview for even experienced operators.

Upcoming Training

  • NAWT/ AOWMA O&M 1&2 Course
    December 17-20, 2018
    Location: Red Deer, AB, Canada
    Contact: Lesley Desjardins 780.489.7471 lesley@aowma.com
    Instructor: Dave Gustafson

    NAWT/ AOWMA VTT Course
    February 7, 2019
    Location: Red Deer, AB, Canada
    Contact: Lesley Desjardins 780.489.7471 lesley@aowma.com
    Instructor: Bruce Fox

  • University of Arizona – Soil & Site Evaluation for Onsite Wastewater Systems
    October 18-19, 2018
    Location: Cottonwood, AZ
    Contact Aaron: 520-621-3691 or email atevik@cals.arizona.edu (must attend both days)
    More Info

  • NAWT/COWA Soils Course
    November 28 - 29, 2018
    Location: Santa Rosa, CA
    Contact Person: Sean Hembree
    Email: sean@sierrawatershedprogressive.com

  • NAWT/CPOW Inspector Training
    November 15-16, 2018
    Colorado Springs, CO
    Contact Lisa: 720-626-8989 or email cpow@cpow.net

    NAWT/CPOW Inspector Training
    November 15-16, 2018
    Colorado Springs, CO
    Contact Lisa: 720-626-8989 or email cpow@cpow.net

  • NAWT/ POWRANM Inspector Course
    November 1-2, 2018
    Albuquerque, NM
    Contact: Gene Bassett: 505.264.5626, bassettec@aol.com
    Additional Contact: Ralph Dotson: 505.780.1610
    Instructor: Dave Gustafson

  • NAWT/TAREI Inspector Training
    October 26-27, 2018
    Georgetown, TX
    Contact Andrea Barnard: andrea@tarei.com

  • NAWT Online Vacuum Truck Training Information
    Potential participants interested in Vacuum Truck Training should click this link to learn more and to register for the online Vacuum Truck Training course.

EPA MOU Partnership
Releases Papers Supporting the Onsite Wastewater Industry

Each paper focuses on one of four topic areas of decentralized wastewater treatment, demonstrating how decentralized wastewater treatment can be: (1) a sensible solution; (2) cost effective and economical; (3) green and sustainable; and (4) protective of the environment, public health, and water quality.

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WIFIA Program

Over the next month, EPA will be hosting a series of informational sessions about the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program. The sessions are targeted at prospective WIFIA borrowers including municipal entities, corporations, partnerships, State Revolving Fund programs and non-governmental organizations, and organizations that support prospective borrowers.
Monday, December 12 (1:00-3:00 pm): WIFIA Project Approval and Closing, including application submission and evaluation, term sheet development, and closing.
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We want to hear what YOU have to say!

Coming Soon:
NAWT Education Sub-committee presents:
Hydraulic Load Test Standard DRAFT HLT Procedure Document Draft
More HLT Discussion for Part II

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The Septic System Answer Man’s 6 Best Tips of 2017 !

Jim Anderson, Ph. D., is one of Pumper magazine’s best sources of onsite system expertise, which is why we’re highlighting a handful of the best pieces of advice he’s passed along in 2017.

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