High-Water Alarms in Privies

Alberta Municipal Affairs issued a STANDATA regarding the requirement for high-water alarms in privies in September 2021. The STANDATA removes the requirement for a high-water alarm in privies due to their remote locations, and the absence of power available at [Read More]

Closer Scrutiny Occurring in Alberta Permit Reviews

Onsite wastewater contractors and safety codes officers are undergoing more intense scrutiny as Alberta Municipal Affairs and the Alberta Safety Codes Authority audit permit applications and closed permits to ensure that the regulations and Standard of Practice are being met. [Read More]

AOWMA is back with a live Convention and Trade Show – February 2022

The AOWMA Convention Committee is working on plans for a live convention and trade show to take place in Red Deer, AB on February 15, 16, & 17, 2022. The committee discussed the various challenges everyone has faced in the [Read More]

Join the WCOWMA Facebook Group

We’ve expanded beyond pages! Come join the group, chat with other with people in the industry, and stay up-to-date with WCOWMA news. [Read More]

New Alberta SOP – Info on Release Date

The 2021 Alberta Standard of Practice will be released by the end of the year. The AOWMA is in the process of developing the curriculum for a series of Standard of Practice Update training events.  Once the curriculum is developed [Read More]