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Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)

Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) have become an area of great importance due to the rise in foodborne illnesses. In the world’s food supply, the most commonly known of these are salmonella and E. coli, but there are many others. Everyone has a shared interest in making sure these bacteria are not spread, and that’s where [...]

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PSAI 2015 Goals

PSAI 2015 Goals

Since becoming the executive director of Portable Sanitation Association International (PSAI) a year ago, Karleen Kos has set the association on a path of outreach and growth. We asked her about the direction of the association and her plans. What are your goals for PSAI? My goal is to be the best staff executive I [...]

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Waterjet Technology Association and Industrial & Municipal Cleaning Association

Waterjet Technology Association and Industrial & Municipal Cleaning Association

With 200 corporate members and 800 individuals, Waterjet Technology Association and Industrial & Municipal Cleaning Association (WJTA-IMCA) members are contractors, suppliers, end-users and other stakeholders in the environmental services, industrial cleaning, high-pressure waterjet/hydroblasting, vacuum truck and hydroexcavation industries among others. Staying safe One of the organization’s goals is to improve industry safety. They have published [...]

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Nowra Educates Congress about Onsite Benefits

Nowra Educates Congress about Onsite Benefits

The National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association (NOWRA) hosted more than 25 Congress members and their staff on Capitol Hill to educate Congress about the important role the industry plays in wastewater treatment. Rep. Robert Gibbs (R-OH), chairman of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, sponsored NOWRA’s [...]

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NOWRA Installer Academy

NOWRA Installer Academy

The National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association offers an Installer Academy to ensure best practices nation wide. “By participating in NOWRA’s Education Programs, members gain a learning foundation that continuously builds personal and professional opportunities.” The academy offers the following classes: • Onsite Wastewater A-Z: For the brand new service technicians to the experienced inspectors, there [...]

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Upcoming Events-  For Onsite Wastewater Associations

Upcoming Events- For Onsite Wastewater Associations

Your local onsite association is your best friend. It can connect you with others in the industry, provide training and position you to be the best you can be. Most associations will let you attend their events whether you are a member or not. There are a lot of exciting training events around the country [...]

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Get Your Hands Dirty

The California Onsite Wastewater Association is hosting a two-day course that will cover soil hydrogeology and it’s relationship to groundwater. Participants will learn about soil geomorphology, color characteristics of soil, texture analysis of soil, evaluating soil structure, identifying soil horizons and site evaluation. They will also learn which components make up a professional soil profile [...]

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Recap of the Georgia Onsite Wastewater Association Annual Conference

Recap of the Georgia Onsite Wastewater Association Annual Conference

The Georgia Onsite Wastewater Association (GOWA) held its Annual Conference on January 17, 2014 at the Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel and Conference Center. The Conference was attended by approximately 135 onsite contractors, pumpers, environmentalists, suppliers, manufacturers and government officials. In addition to the speakers and seminars, suppliers to the onsite industry displayed their wares to the [...]

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North Carolina Septic Tank Association

Who are your members? The North Carolina Septic Tank Association (NCSTA) was formed in 1990. According to our Bylaws, only tank manufacturers, installers and pumpers are allowed to be voting members of the NCSTA. Our membership today also includes inspectors, professional engineers and soils scientist as non-voting members. Our membership fee is $300 and we [...]

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California Onsite Wastewater Association

Drought has crippled many areas in the western United States making water an even more precious and limited resource. To combat this growing problem, the California Onsite Wastewater Association (COWA) hosted an Integrated Water Technology workshop in March. “As a result of that successful workshop, the City of Malibu Environmental Sustainability Division is going to [...]

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