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Upcoming Events:

WWETT Conference   2024 Water & Wastewater Equipment
  January 25-27, 2024 Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN

CPOW Annual   CPOW Annual Education Conference
  Mark your calendar for this prime education & networking event!
  February 8 & 9, 2024 Denver Marriott West in Golden, CO Register

Training is the Key to Your Success.

NAWT training programs are tailored for pumpers, service providers, installers, inspectors, consultants and engineers. They include:

  • Basic and Inspector Training
  • Operations and maintenance
  • Vacuum Truck Technician
  • Onsite Installer
  • Waste Treatment Symposium
Learn more about Training

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2024 Hapchuk Scholarship

IMPORTANT: Date Change on The Hapchuck Scholarship Application!
The Hapchuck Scholarship applications submission date has changed for the 2024 scholarship. Due to the 2024 date of the WWETT show moving to January 24th-27th, applications must be Submitted by November 1st, 2023 Please apply now!
Anyone can make a donation to help fund this scholarship. Please Donate now!

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COVID-19 Resources

NAWT is listing COVID-19 resources relevant to Waste Water Technicians as we find them. Resource Page

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NAWT Online Vacuum Truck Training Information

Potential participants interested in Vacuum Truck Training should click this link to learn more and to register for the online Vacuum Truck Training course.
Info: The Vacuum Truck Technician training course is targeted to those that own or operate a vacuum truck which is used to clean septic tanks, aerobic treatment units, holding tanks or grease traps. It is directed specifically at owners and employees who may just be starting in business and need a good solid base of information to work with to perform their daily tasks. At the same time this one day training provides a good refresher and overview for even experienced operators.

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NAWT News Letter

The NAWT News 2022 Spring Edition is now ready for download!
In this issue you will read about:

  • Septic Smart Week
  • 2024 Onsite Wastewater Mega-
  • Conference Save the Date
  • Hapchuk Memorial Scholarship
  • Trainings
  • WtW Tools
  • and more...!

Upcoming Training

  • NAWT Installer by CPOW
    January 12, 2024
    Location: Virtual Course
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Register

    NAWT Inspector Certification Renewal Course by UA
    January 16-17, 2024
    Location: Virtual
    Contact: Aaron P Tevik mailto:atevik@arizona.edu
    Register

    NAWT Designer by CPOW
    January 18-19, 2024
    Location: Virtual Course
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Register

    NAWT Inspector by CPOW
    February 22-23, 2024
    Location: Virtual Course
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Register

    NAWT O&M 1 by CPOW
    March 6-7, 2024
    Location: Virtual Course
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Register

    NAWT O&M 2 by CPOW
    April 18-19, 2024
    Location: Virtual Course
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Register

    NAWT O&M 1 by CPOW
    November 21-22, 2024
    Location: Virtual Course
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Register

    NAWT O&M 2 by CPOW
    December 5-6, 2024
    Location: Virtual Course
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Register

    NAWT Online Vacuum Truck Training Information
    Potential participants interested in Vacuum Truck Training should click this link to learn more and to register for the online Vacuum Truck Training course.

  • UA Soil & Site Evaluation for Onsite Wastewater Systems
    march 25-27, 2024
    Location: Maricopa, AZ
    Contact: Aaron P Tevik mailto:atevik@arizona.edu
    Register

  • NAWT Installer by CPOW
    May 3, 2024
    Location: Boulder, CO
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Register

    NAWT Inspector by CPOW
    May 23-24, 2024
    Location: TBD, CO
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Register

    NAWT Soils by CPOW
    June 6-7, 2024
    Location: Rifle, CO
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Register

    NAWT Soils by CPOW
    September 12-13, 2024
    Location: Pueblo, CO
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Register

    NAWT Inspector by CPOW
    October 3-4, 2024
    Location: TBD, CO
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Register

    NAWT Installer by CPOW
    October 18, 2024
    Location: TBD, CO
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Register

  • NAWT O&M 2 by POWRA
    April 8-9, 2024
    Location: Albuquerque, NM
    Contact: Robbie Chavez 505-379-2293 robertachavez04@gmail.com

  • NAWT Inspector Training by UA
    January 29-30, 2024
    Location: Laughlin, NV
    Contact: Aaron P Tevik mailto:atevik@arizona.edu
    Register

  • NAWT Septic System Training by RETS
    March 8-9, 2024
    Location: Arlington, TX
    Contact: Brian Murphy - 972-743-5588
    Register

    NAWT Septic System Training by RETS
    September 6-7, 2024
    Location: Arlington, TX
    Contact: Brian Murphy - 972-743-5588
    Register

EPA MOU Partnership
Releases Papers Supporting the Onsite Wastewater Industry

Each paper focuses on one of four topic areas of decentralized wastewater treatment, demonstrating how decentralized wastewater treatment can be: (1) a sensible solution; (2) cost effective and economical; (3) green and sustainable; and (4) protective of the environment, public health, and water quality.

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WIFIA Program

Over the next month, EPA will be hosting a series of informational sessions about the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program. The sessions are targeted at prospective WIFIA borrowers including municipal entities, corporations, partnerships, State Revolving Fund programs and non-governmental organizations, and organizations that support prospective borrowers.
Monday, December 12 (1:00-3:00 pm): WIFIA Project Approval and Closing, including application submission and evaluation, term sheet development, and closing.
Learn more

We want to hear what YOU have to say!

Coming Soon:
NAWT Education Sub-committee presents:
Hydraulic Load Test Standard DRAFT HLT Procedure Document Draft
More HLT Discussion for Part II

Send us your comments

The Septic System Answer Man’s 6 Best Tips of 2017 !

Jim Anderson, Ph. D., is one of Pumper magazine’s best sources of onsite system expertise, which is why we’re highlighting a handful of the best pieces of advice he’s passed along in 2017.

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