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Soils, Soils, Soils

Proper soils assessment is key to the development of a successful onsite wastewater design.  Mandatory attendance to site and soil field training is part of the training program for Onsite Wastewater Practitioner provided by the associations. Several site and soil [Read More]

Tips to Avoid Heat Exhaustion

The great weather is here, but with warmer sunnier days comes the risk of heat exhaustion, especially if you are busy in the field. Take care of yourself by keeping in mind these tips: Drink plenty of cool liquids, especially [Read More]

Septic Awareness Week 2021

The Western Canada Onsite Wastewater Management Association (WCOWMA) and its affiliates will be promoting septic awareness during the week of September 20 to 24. The purpose of this initiative is to promote proper operation and maintenance of onsite wastewater systems. [Read More]

New Work Camp Guidance Document Released for Alberta

Alberta Municipal Affairs released the final Work Camp Guidance Document on May 12, 2021. This document recognizes the difficulty in the ability to completely follow the Standard of Practice for temporary work camps and rig sites and provides guidance for [Read More]

Do you have Septic Sense? Septic Awareness Week 2021

September 20 to 24 is Septic Awareness Week, and the Western Canada Onsite Wastewater Management Association urges you to consider both what goes down the drain, and how you maintain your septic system.  The purpose of this initiative is to [Read More]