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Onsite Wastewater Treatment System Homeowner Education Course

Available through NOWRA - Free

New Homeowner Training Materials!

Through a grant from US EPA and in partnership with the Rural Community Assistance Program (RCAP), NOWRA is pleased to announce the release of training materials for educating property owners with an onsite wastewater treatment system (OWTS). Materials developed consist of a FREE interactive homeowner/public training module for residential owners and the public with best management practices to keep their septic systems functioning properly.


Concepts covered in the training course include: the importance of wastewater treatment, an overview of treatment in an onsite system, typical onsite system features, final treatment and dispersal, management, maintenance, safety, and system troubleshooting. While the training’s target audience is property owners who have an onsite system, the concepts are also applicable to the public, realtors, local health officials, and septic system professionals. The training materials are available on the NOWRA website.


The FREE interactive online course for homeowners is available on NOWRA's Online Learning Academy.

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