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Joining AzOWRA includes a membership to NOWRA the National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association.

About AzOWRA 

The Arizona Onsite Water Reclamation Association (AzOWRA) is a group of installers, contractors, designers, engineers, regulators, distributors, pumper, realtors and maintenance providers who are uniting efforts in a common professional organization to improve the onsite wastewater industry in Arizona.​

Our Mission

  • Provide value to our membership, rural and suburban property owner, those engaged in the onsite trades and all Arizona residents.

  • Facilitate and provide education, training promotion of quality services.

  • Engage in advocacy regarding onsite wastewater treatment, reuse and management.

Our Goals

  • AzOWRA strives to improve the uniform standards for the site investigation, design, installation, operation and servicing of onsite wastewater treatment, dispersal and recycling. 

  • AzOWRA provides and facilitates educational opportunities for the onsite industry relating to establishing and implementing uniform standards.

  • We work to inform the general public and relevant public policy officials of the economics of the onsite industry

  • We work to protect the environment of Arizona by promoting research and development based on sound ecological management practices relating to the manufacture, design, installation, operation and servicing of onsite systems

  • We are promoting ethical standards for the guidance of our members in their relations with each other and the public in general.


NOWRA exists to serve you, the onsite wastewater professional. Whether your focus is onsite system design, installation, service, operation/maintenance, regulation, sales or research, NOWRA's programs and services can help you succeed professionally. NOWRA serves industry professionals in the following ways:


Increasing your professionalism

Installer Academy classroom training

Online Installer Academy training

Annual Conference and Expo


Helping you grow your business

Septic Locator

Errors & Omissions Insurance for designers & inspectors

Septic system insurance for your clients

Product discounts on small business services

Equipment financial loan discounts

Online resource library

Keeping you informed

NOWRA’s Onsite Journal magazine

NOWRA website (

Special reports on important industry developments


Representing your interests at the national level

Legislative Advocacy in Washington

U.S. Senate & House of Representatives

Decentralized Wastewater Recycling Congressional Caucus

Active Engagement with Federal Regulators Environmental Protection Agency

US Department of Agriculture – Rural Utilities Service

Partnership & Collaboration with related industry organizations NAWT, SORA, NEHA, NGWA, WEF, WE&RF, WQA, NAHB, NAR, RCAP, NRWA and many more!

NOWRA Promo Sheet

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