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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OOWA 2021 Convention: Presentation Proposal Submission Deadline Reminder

OOWA’s convention organizing committee is currently accepting presentation proposals for our 2021 Convention and Expo which is taking place February 28th – March 2nd at the Ottawa Conference and Event Centre. The deadline to submit abstracts is 5pm on Friday, October 2nd. Please be sure to follow the instructions detailed in the submission guideline document […]

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Summer Newsletter Out Now!

Some of the highlights from this edition: Perspectives on mandatory training of onsite professionals from other jurisdictions 2021 Convention Save the Date! New OOWA board executive announcement and committee updates Important MTO regulatory changes System replacement under OBC Part 11 case study Solutions for a limited access site More member profiles […]

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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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