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The Power of NAWT Membership at Work for You.

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Upcoming Events:

Mega Conference   2016 Onsite Wastewater Mega Conference
  October 26-28, 2016
  Nugget Casino Resort, Reno, NV

WWETT Conference   2017 Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport
  February 22-25, 2017
  Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN

Waste Treatment Conference   2017 NAWT 8th Waste Treatment Symposium
  August 23-24, 2017
  Doubletree Hotel Pittsburgh Monroeville, Pittsburgh, PA

SepticSmart Week 2016

Announcing SepticSmart Week 2016!
September 19-23, 2016

Each year, EPA holds SepticSmart Week with outreach activities to encourage homeowners and communities to care for and maintain their septic systems.

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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

  • UA/NAWT Soil & Site Evaluation for Onsite Wastewater Systems
    October 6-7, 2016
    Lake Havasu City, AZ
    Instructor: David Gustafson, P.E. & Dan Wheeler
    Contact: Aaron Tevik – - Tel: 520.621.3691
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  • NAWT Inspector Course
    November 17-18, 2016
    Lakewood, CO
    Instructor: Kim Seipp/Warren Brown
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll - - Tel: 720.626.8989

  • POWRANM/NAWT Inspector (1 day) Course
    October 17, 2016
    Albuquerque, NM

    POWRANM/NAWT Installer (2 day) Course
    October 18 & 19, 2016
    Albuquerque, NM

  • Onsite Wastewater Mega-Conference
    October 26-29, 2016
    Reno, NV

  • 8th Waste Treatment Symposium
    August 23-24, 2017
    Apollo, PA
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  • NAWT Inspection Training & Workshop
    September 23-24, 2016
    Arlington, TX
    Instructor: Brian Murphy
    Contact: Brian Murphy - - 817-467-0213

  • 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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2016 Onsite Wastewater Mega-Conference

October 26-28, 2016
Nugget Casino Resort
Reno, Nevada

The conference is hosted by NOWRA and NAWT. Conference co-hosts include: AzOWRA (Arizona Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association), COWA (California Onsite Water Association), CPOW (Colorado Professionals in Onsite Wastewater), FOWA (Florida Onsite Wastewater Associatoin), POWRA-NM (Professional Onsite Wastewater Reuse Association of New Mexico), and UOWA (Utah Onsite Wastewater Association).

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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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Apollo, PA:
Wednesday, Aug. 23 –
Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017

8th Waste Treatment Symposium
If you spend more that $300,000 per year in disposal need to be here. Don't miss this opportunity to learn about how to make money with your disposal options. Tour of a working facility, case studies, vendor presentations, will all guide you through the decision making process!

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