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Upcoming Events:

Mega Conference   2021 Mega-Conference
  October 17-20, 2021
                          San Marcos, Texas

WWETT Conference   2022 Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport
  February 21-24, 2022.
  Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN

SpeticSmart Week
  SepticSmart Week
  September 20–24, 2021
  More Info


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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2022 Hapchuk Scholarship

We have extended the 2022 Hapchuk Scholarship deadline to January 15, 2022! Please apply 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 2020 Summer Edition is now ready for download!
In this issue you will read about:

  • Septic Smart Week
  • Hapchuk Memorial Scholarship
  • Trainings
  • NAWT at the WWETT Show
  • 2020 Onsite Wastewater Mega-Conference
  • Mission and Board of Directors
  • and more...!

Upcoming Training

  • NAWT Inspector by CPOW
    October 26 & 27, 2021
    Location: Virtual Online Course
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    More Infor

    NAWT O&M 1 by CPOW
    November 8 & 9, 2021
    Location: Virtual Online Course
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Register

    NAWT O&M 2 by CPOW
    December 6 & 7, 2021
    Location: Virtual Online Course
    Contact: Lisa Nicoll cpow@cpow.net
    Register

    NAWT Inspector Certification Renewal by U of A
    January 20-21, 2022
    Location: Virtual Online Course
    Course will be 8:30am-12:30pm MST each day for a total of 8 hours.
    More info - Register

  • UA Soil & Site Evaluation for Onsite Wastewater Systems
    October 20-22, 2021
    Location: Maricopa, AZ
    Contact: Aaron Tevik P: 520-621-3691 E: atevik@arizona.edu
    More Info - Register

    UA Introduction to Design of Onsite Wastewater Systems
    October 25, 2021
    Location: Maricopa, AZ
    Contact: Aaron Tevik P: 520-621-3691 E: atevik@arizona.edu
    More Info - Register

    UA Advanced Design of Onsite Wastewater Systems
    October 26, 2021
    Location: Maricopa, AZ
    Contact: Aaron Tevik P: 520-621-3691 E: atevik@arizona.edu
    More Info - Register

    NAWT Inspector Certification Renewal by U of A
    January 24-25, 2022
    Location: Laughlin, NV
    Course will be 8:30am-5:30pm MST.
    More info - Register

  • NAWT Inspector by RETS
    November 12-13, 2021
    Location: Arlington - La Quinta Inn & Suites Arlington North Six Flags Dr.
    825 N Watson Rd, Arlington, TX 76011
    Contact: Lauren Trujillo rets@rets-llc.com

  • 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.

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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