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Upcoming Events:

SpeticSmart Week   2024 SepticSmart Week
  September 16-20   More Info


Mega Conference   2024 Mega-Conference
  October 20-23 - Spokane, WA   Register
WWETT Conference   2025 Water & Wastewater Equipment
  February 17-20 - Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN
Hapchuk Scholarship   DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS GREAT OPPORTUNITY
  NAWT 2025 William Hapchuk Scholarship
  Click To Apply - Deadline December 1, 2024

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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2025 Hapchuk Scholarship

The Hapchuck Scholarship applications submission date has changed for the 2025 scholarship. Due to the 2025 date of the WWETT show moving to February 17-20th 2025, applications must be Submitted by December 1st, 2024 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 Inspection Training Renewal Course
    August 14-15
    Location: Virtual
    Contact: Aaron P Tevik mailto:atevik@arizona.edu
    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.

  • NAWT Inspection Training
    August 12-13, 2024
    Location: Casa Grande, AZ
    Contact: Aaron P Tevik mailto:atevik@arizona.edu
    Register

    Soil & Site Evaluation
    October 21-23, 2024
    Location: Show Low, AZ
    Contact: Aaron P Tevik mailto:atevik@arizona.edu
    Register

    Introduction to Design of Onsite Wastewater Systems
    November 5-6, 2024
    Location: Scottsdale, AZ
    Contact: Aaron P Tevik mailto:atevik@arizona.edu
    Register

    Advanced Design of Onsite Wastewater Systems
    November 7, 2024
    Location: Scottsdale, AZ
    Contact: Aaron P Tevik mailto:atevik@arizona.edu
    Register

  • 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: Greenwood, CO - also available virtually
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Register

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

  • OOWA Inspector Training
    September 18-19
    Location: Muskogee, OK
    Contact: Meri Langat meri@proximomarketing.com
    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.

Learn More

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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