OOWA’s Convention & Expo News: In-Person Event Cancelled for 2021

Due to the uncertainty regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, OOWA’s Board of Directors has decided to cancel our 2021 Convention and Expo that was scheduled for February 28th to March 3rd at the Ottawa Convention and Event Centre. In lieu of hosting an in-person event, OOWA ‘s convention organizing committee is considering virtual platforms to bring […]

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Septic Sense Week Day 4

Septic Sense Week, Day 4: Protecting your home’s infrastructure and saving money on preventable repairs means having a degree of awareness about it. Get to know your septic system! Get help with the homework here: https://bit.ly/3krKOt0 . Be #onsiteproud! […]

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Septic Sense Week, Day 3

Effluent filters are required on all septic tanks as per the Ontario Building Code. Get compliant & protect your leaching bed from solids that can clog the pipes and lead to sewage back ups. Check out our Homeowner Resources page for more septic info. […]

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Septic Sense Week, Day 2

Ensuring that your septic system is operating properly is made simple & more affordable when it’s components are accessible to servicing professionals. Get more info on our Homeowners Resources page. […]

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Septic Sense Week: Day #1

Septic Sense Week Tip # 1: Your septic system is critical infrastructure for your rural home. Treat it with the respect it deserves and hire only professionals to design, install and service it! […]

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Announcing Septic Sense Week, Sept. 14th-18th

Beginning next week, OOWA will be partnering with the Western Canada Onsite Wastewater Management Association (WCOWMA) in promoting good “septic sense” amongst homeowners.  Starting on Monday, September 14th, WCOWMA and OOWA will be sharing guidance with the general public on sound septic maintenance and management through our social media channels.   Please be sure to go to OOWA’s social media […]

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Member Survey – The winner is…

Thank you to all those who participated in our member survey this past June. We received 68 responses, all of which will be used to guide OOWA in serving you, our members, better than ever. […]

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Long Time OOWA Member and Volunteer, Rob Palin, Passes

With great sadness, we share the news that long time, founding OOWA member Rob Palin died on August 7, 2020. In the words of Rob’s son, Michael; “My dad died on his own terms on Friday morning at 10:06. He wanted everyone to know that he loves you all and to “be good, and if […]

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Welcome to Our New Website!

After a few years of thinking about it, and a couple of months of working on it, it’s finally arrived! We wanted our new site to have a fresh look and feel so, with the help of Whatever Solutions & Media we’ve accomplished our goal. Please take a tour of the site! We’re confident that you […]

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