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Upcoming Events:

WWETT Conference   2020 Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport
  February 17-20, 2020
  Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN
SpeticSmart Week
  SepticSmart Week
  September 14–18, 2020
  More Info

  Save The Date:
  2020 Onsite Wastewater Mega-Conference
  October 25-28, 2020   More Info

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
Learn more about Training


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.

NAWT News Letter

The NAWT News Winter Edition is now ready for download!
In this issue you will read about:
  • President's Message
  • Septic Smart Week 2019
  • Hapchuk Memorial Scholarship... where are they now?
  • 2019 WWETT
  • and more...!

Upcoming Training

  • University of Arizona /NAWT Inspector Course
    January 27-28, 2020
    Location: Laughlin, NV
    Contact: Aaron Tevik P: 520-621-3691 E: atevik@cals.arizona.edu

    University of Arizona Soil & Site Evaluation Course
    March 30-31 & April 1, 2020
    Location: AZ
    Contact: Aaron Tevik P: 520-621-3691 E: atevik@cals.arizona.edu

    University of Arizona Intro to Design Course
    April 8-9, 2020
    Location: AZ
    Contact: Aaron Tevik P: 520-621-3691 E: atevik@cals.arizona.edu

    University of Arizona Advanced Design Course
    April 10, 2020
    Location: AZ
    Contact: Aaron Tevik P: 520-621-3691 E: atevik@cals.arizona.edu

    University of Arizona/NAWT Inspector Course
    August 27-28, 2020
    Location: Casa Grande, AZ
    Contact: Aaron Tevik P: 520-621-3691 E: atevik@cals.arizona.edu

    University of Arizona Soil & Site Evaluation Course
    October 21-23, 2020
    Location: AZ
    Contact: Aaron Tevik P: 520-621-3691 E: atevik@cals.arizona.edu

    Soil & Site Evaluation for Onsite Wastewater Systems
    October 23-25, 2019
    Location: Kingman, AZ
    Contact: Aaron Tevik atevik@cals.arizona.edu

  • COWA Operation & Maintenance II
    January 29-30, 2020
    Location: 23825 Stuart Ranch Rd. Malibu, CA 90265
    Contact: Sean Hembree: sean@h2oprogressive.com
    For more information Link: https://cowa.org/events

    COWA Inspection (One day re-certification overview)
    January 31, 2020
    Location: 23825 Stuart Ranch Rd. Malibu, CA 90265
    Contact: Sean Hembree: sean@h2oprogressive.com
    For more information Link: https://cowa.org/events

    COWA Installer Course
    February 10-11, 2020
    Location: 23825 Stuart Ranch Rd. Malibu, CA 90265
    Contact: Sean Hembree: sean@h2oprogressive.com
    For more information Link: https://cowa.org/events

  • CPOW Design Course
    January 28-29, 2020
    Location: Lakewood, CO
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Click for more information and to register now!

    CPOW Inspector Course
    February 25-26, 2020
    Location: Loveland CO
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Click for more information and to register now!

    CPOW Design Course
    March 4-5, 2020
    Location: Pueblo, CO
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Click for more information and to register now!

    CPOW O&M 1
    March 17-18, 2020
    Location: Loveland CO
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Click for more information and to register now!

    CPOW O&M 1
    March 17-18, 2020
    Location: Video Conference Site, Montrose, CO
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Click for more information and to register now!

    CPOW O&M 2
    April 14-15, 2020
    Location: Loveland CO
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Click for more information and to register now!

    CPOW O&M 2
    April 14-15, 2020
    Location: Video Conference Site, Montrose CO
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Click for more information and to register now!

    CPOW Inspector Course
    May 5-6, 2020
    Location: Montrose, CO
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Click for more information and to register now!

    CPOW Site & Soil
    May 13-14, 2020
    Location: Durango, CO
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Click for more information and to register now!

    CPOW Design Course
    June 2-3, 2020
    Location: Telluride, CO
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Click for more information and to register now!

    CPOW Site & Soil
    June 11-12, 2020
    Location: Lakewood, CO
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Click for more information and to register now!

    CPOW Installer
    September 4, 2020
    Location: Greenwood Village, CO
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Click for more information and to register now!

    CPOW Site & Soil
    September 16-17, 2020
    Location: Loveland CO
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Click for more information and to register now!

    CPOW Installer
    October 1, 2020
    Location: Lake City, CO
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Click for more information and to register now!

    CPOW Inspector Course
    October 6-7, 2020
    Location: Pueblo, CO
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Click for more information and to register now!

  • WWETT One Day Inspector
    Monday, February 17, 2020
    Location: Indianapolis Convention Center, IN
    Click for more information and to register now!

  • NMOWA Inspector Course
    March 12-13, 2020
    Location: Ruidoso, NM
    Contact: Nanci Swanner nmowa.president@gmail.com

  • RETS Inspector Course
    March 20-21, 2020
    Location: San Marcos, TX
    Contact: Lauren Trujillo rets@rets-llc.com

    RETS Inspector Course
    Friday & Saturday September 25-26, 2020
    Location: Arlington, TX
    Contact: Lauren Trujillo rets@rets-llc.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.
Learn more

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

Send us your comments

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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