Initiatives Strategic Advisory Committee

Representatives from the AOWMA participated in the December 6 meeting of the Septage and Onsite Wastewater Initiatives Strategic Advisory Committee. This committee is comprised of representatives from Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development, Alberta Municipal Affairs, Alberta Infrastructure and Transportation, [Read More]

Extra guests can tax a septic system

Don’t let guests park on septic field The holiday season with its happy gatherings of family and friends may not seem like the perfect time to talk about proper use and maintenance of septic systems, but it is. Holiday preparations [Read More]

Update to the Accredited Agencies Regulation

On December 19, 2012 an update to the Accredited Agencies Regulation was implemented through an Order in Council. The update specifically addressed the Schedule which lists all the Permitting Agencies accredited to issue permits and perform inspections. A new expiry [Read More]

Bulletin on Sewerage Issued by Worksafe Alberta

Worksafe Alberta recently issued a health and safety bulletin for those workers who deal with sewage and septic systems. The bulletin outlines the hazards of dealing with septage and provides best practices for workers in order to protect their health [Read More]

Convention News Update

The AOWMA welcomes back Jerry Stonebridge as our keynote speaker for the 2013 Convention and Trade Show being held in Edmonton on February 21—23. Jerry brings over 30 years experience as an onsite wastewater system designer, installer and maintenance provider. [Read More]