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National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association

NOWRA is the largest organization in the U.S. dedicated to representing the onsite and decentralized wastewater industry. We work to protect water resources and promote the economic, environmental, and public health benefits of septic systems.

Advocating On Your Behalf

NOWRA is active in lobbying for policies and increased funding in support of onsite / decentralized treatment systems.

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The Water Finance Clearinghouse

A web-based resource developed by EPA's Water Infrastructure Finance and Resiliency Center to provide available funding and other important information for decentralized onsite septic system repairs.

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News & Events

Find upcoming events, learn about key industry issues and trends, and get updates to NOWRA's recent activities.

News Events

Dr. Ted Loudon Receives Annual Richard J. Otis Award

In recognition of the work done to help improve rural sanitation practices all over the world, Dr. Ted Loudon receives the “Richard J. Otis award for Industry Achievement” on behalf of the National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association.

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