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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

Watch for information about 2024 Legislative Fly-in plans.

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

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Be SepticSmart!

Mark your calendar! SepticSmart Week is September 16-20, 2024. Each year the EPA uses SepticSmart Week to reach out to homeowners and communities, to care for and maintain their septic systems. Learn more about septic system care and maintenance and practice year round. View EPA's 2023 Press Release.

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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

2023 Fall Onsite Journal is Here!

Check out the latest issue of the Onsite Journal featuring a preview of the 2023 Mega-Conference, an article on Drip Dispersal Training, NOWRA's new Homeowner Training Materials, state affiliate and legislative updates, and more!

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2023 Annual NOWRA Business Meeting

NOWRA will be conducting our Annual Business Meeting as part of the 2023 Onsite Wastewater Mega-Conference. If you are attending the conference, please join us.

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