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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

We held a successful Legislative Fly-in virtually on April 5 & 6, 2022. Watch for information about 2023 plans.

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

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Be SepticSmart!

Save the Date!  SepticSmart Week is September 18-22, 2023. 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 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.

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2023 Spring Onsite Journal is Here!

Check out the latest issue of the Onsite Journal featuring 2022 Mega-Conference wrap up, a technical article on testing center in TX, NOWRA's new Emerging Professionals Committee, state affiliate and legislative updates, Industry News, and more!

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