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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 our Legislative Fly-in virtually on June 9 & 10, 2021. Watch for information on a 2022 in-person event.

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

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Be SepticSmart!

Septic Sam says ‘Do Your Part, Be SepticSmart’!  SepticSmart Week was September 20th through the 24th.  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. Read 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.

News Events

NOWRA Annual Business Meeting

Notice is given that NOWRA will be holding it's Annual Business Meeting on October 19, 2021 in San Marcos, Texas. For more information, visit the Mega-Conference website.

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Fall 2021 Onsite Journal is Here!

Check out the most recent version of NOWRA's Onsite Journal magazine. The September 2021 issue features a preview of the Onsite Mega-Conference, legislative updates, state affiliate updates, and more!

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