Implementing Innovative Technologies and Providing Education and Training to Protect the Environment for the Enjoyment of Future Generations

Who is MOWPA?


The Maryland Onsite Wastewater Professionals Association (MOWPA) is a 501 C(6) not-for-profit organization, chartered in September 2004 to provide education and training programs for individuals and companies working in the onsite sewage disposal system industry.

OUR MISSION….to promote and enhance the use of onsite wastewater treatment and disposal by providing a forum for education, development and information transfer in order to create viable treatment processes, design, construction, operation and maintenance capabilities within the onsite industry

Our members include manufacturers, installers, engineers, regulators, educators and other interested parties.

Read the MOWPA By Laws and the  MOWPA Strategic Plan to learn more about how we are organized and what we want to accomplish.


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Meeting/Class Calendar

Here are Upcoming MOWPA Events:

*All MOWPA Board Meetings take place the 2nd Monday of every month at 1pm. Meetings are held at the University of Maryland – Central Maryland Research & Education Center – Clarksville Facility (4240 Folly Quarter Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042. Meetings are being held in a hybrid format (Video Chat and In-Person)

See Education & Training for course details

January 26, 2022 Inspection Course: Registration is Closed. Please note that the location has changed to the Annapolis Elks Lodge.
March 30, 2022 O&M Course at the Annapolis Elks Lodge. Registration is CLOSED.
May 25, 2022 Inspection Course: Registration is OPEN. It will be held at the Annapolis Elks lodge.

Here are Upcoming MDE/NOWRA/Wastewater Community Events:

June 9, 2022 @ 8am-1pm MDE BAT Installer Certification Class

Course Information & Registration Form



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