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Chesapeake Bay Phase III WIP Draft has been posted for public comment
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Educational Scholarship Program 2019

 
VOWRA is offering educational scholarships for students in a water quality environmental field or a trade that supports the water quality environmental field.
 
Three categories of scholarship are available:
1.   Graduate (2, $1,000)
2.   Undergraduate (3, $500)
3.   Trade (3, $500)
 
All applicants must be permanent residents of Virginia.  Attendance at a Virginia school will receive a higher ranking than a non-Virginia school. Applicants must have a recommendation letter from a current VOWRA member.
 
Recipients of scholarships are barred from applying for future scholarships for a period of one year.  No more than two scholarships can be awarded to any one individual.  Applications will be accepted until May 15, 2019, and scholarships will be awarded by June 30, 2019.

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Click here for nomination form

VDH Reminder Letter to AOSS Owners

VOWRA is offering educational scholarships for students in a water quality environmental field or a trade that supports the water quality environmental field.
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Click here for a nomination form

VEHA is offering $500 scholarships toward degrees in envionmental health
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Below is a link to HB 558 outlining how VDH would move toward privatization.
http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/content/uploads/sites/20/2016/05/HB558-Report-FINAL_11.29.16.pdf

NOWRA Makes Progress in Efforts to Gain Greater Congressional Support for the Onsite Wastewater Industry! 
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Resources

"What to Know when Buying a Home with a Well and Septic System" video.

Town Hall Meeting Notices
 (Select Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation then under that select Board for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators and Onsite Sewage System Professionals to see meetings that affect our industry.)

Watch NOWRA's Testimony Before House Appropriations Subcomittee


EPA Technology Fact Sheets
 (A wealth of information regarding all things onsite.)


Design Guidance (Advanced Onsite Wastewater System Design.)

Homeowner's Folders (Information specifically for homeowners of onsite systems.)

NOWRA White Papers (Useful information regarding water softeners, pharmaceuticals, community wastewater treatment, etc.)

VDH O & M Reporting Website Update


For information about how to conserve water and use it more efficiently, visit the National Environmental Services Center page devoted to the topic: 
http://www.nesc.wvu.edu/futurewater/water_efficiency/articles.cfm