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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 Training at WWETT Show

NOWRA is pleased again to be participating at the 2022 WWETT Show. NOWRA members get discounts on registration for the educational session and trade show.

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Winter 2021/2022 Onsite Journal is Here!

Check out the latest issue of the Onsite Journal featuring a wrap up of the 2021 Onsite Wastewater Mega-Conference, an update on our research initiative, new Board of Directors, and much more!

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