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OOWA is dedicated to providing access to a large network of onsite wastewater professionals throughout Ontario. Our members include a wide range of disciplines such as sewage (septic) system design and installation to septic tank pump-outs, repair, and inspections.Find a Professional
When you become a member of OOWA, you are joining a network of engaged professionals who are leaders in the onsite industry and in their communities. Our members have access to leading continuing education resources and association benefits.
Our goal is to help homeowners find resources about septic systems. Learn more about how septic systems work, how to prolong their life, how to get one installed on your property, and why onsite wastewater management is good for your property and the environment.
Are you a rural homeowner looking to learn more about your sewage (septic) system? Are you an industry professional looking for resources? OOWA has started populating our new YouTube channel with content for various audiences. Check back often for our latest releases!
Pump Chamber Clearances
Part 8 Panel: Clearance Distances to Pump Chambers
June 2020 Panel
2021 University Scholarship Recipient - Chat with James Arambarri
2021 College Scholarship Recipient - Chat with Sandra Reaume
FOCA Cottage Country Septic System
Septic Systems & Septic Inspections for Rural Properties
Part 8 Panel Discussion - Basement or no basement?
Part 8 Panel Discussion - When is a mantle required?
OOWA's 2021 Annual Convention Closing Remarks
Septic Systems: Where does it go?
Kids Give Septic Advice
Pet Peeves: Septic vs Sewage
Our members have access to quality education and training across the province. OOWA recognizes a number of educational providers who offer a wide variety of courses and training schedules. Courses delivered by these recognized providers may be used towards accreditation and experience requirements needed to qualify for the Registered Professional Program.Learn More About Training
OOWA’s Onsite Technical Committee (OTC) has prepared two peer-reviewed guidance documents with the goal of providing clarification and uniform practices regarding many industry undertakings including the installation of sand filter beds and pump chambers, to name a few.Learn More
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