A STANDATA has been released by Alberta Municipal Affairs regarding training for Private Sewage. Under the STANDATA, those holding a current Certificate of Competency in Private Sewage are being notified of the training requirements for obtaining and maintaining their Certificate of Competency. Current holders of a Certificate of Competency will be required to participate in […]
Alberta Onsite Wastewater Management Association Consults with Buffalo Lake Group Regarding Fecal Coliforms in Areas of the Lake
Representatives from the South Shore Community Association have reached out to the AOWMA for information on how to address the presence of fecal coliforms in some areas of Buffalo Lake. The presence of human fecal coliforms was discovered by University of Alberta students who were doing research on the lake water quality, utilizing new testing
The AOWMA’s theme for the 2021, “into the future; embrace change\” is a timely one. Over the past several months, all of us have had to embrace a new way of socializing and doing business. We challenge you to embrace that change by participating in the virtual format of the 2021 convention and trade show.
The Western Canada Onsite Wastewater Management Association hosted Septic Awareness Week from September 14 to 18, the same week as the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s SepticSmart Week. Along with our provincial associations (AOWMA, MOWMA, SOWMA and WCOWMA-BC) and numerous government bodies, we are shared guidance with the general public on sound septic maintenance and
DETROIT LAKES, Minnesota (Oct. 6, 2020) – Effective immediately, Mainline Sales is SJE Rhombus’ new manufacturer’s representative for the state of Nevada. Mainline Sales has nearly forty years of experience as a professional manufacturers’ representative firm covering California, Nevada, Arizona and Hawaii. They serve the following markets: plumbing (residential and commercial), mechanical, fire protection, industrial,
Thank you for participating in our Septic Awareness Week, September 14 – 18, 2020, by tuning into one of our Septic Sense webinars. We hope you were able to gather some information on how to operate and maintain your septic system to ensure its functionality and longevity, while protecting your health and the environment. In
The Alberta Onsite Wastewater Management Association (AOWMA) welcomes abstracts for papers to be presented at the Annual Conference being held in February 2020. The conference will take place in Red Deer on February 9 – 11, 2021. The theme for this conference is focused on continuing education: Into the Future: Embracing Change. Presenters are invited
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While most of us don’t pay attention to what happens after our toilets flush, scientists and researchers at the Wisconsin State Hygiene Lab are tracking it down and collecting samples of it. The team is collecting wastewater samples from 67 locations around the State of Wisconsin. They’re looking for the the genetic material that causes COVID-19.
The N.W.T. government is getting ready to start regular surveillance of wastewater in some communities within the territory to identify the presence — or absence — of the coronavirus, according to a news release Thursday. The program will collect samples of wastewater from Hay River, Yellowknife, Fort Smith, Fort Simpson, and Inuvik. Learn more here.