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.


more information

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 Howard County Bureau of Utilities Building (8270 Old Montgomery Road, Columbia, MD, 21045). *

Currently due to COVID 19 restrictions and concerns we are not offering any in-person courses. 

See Education & Training for course details

Here are Upcoming MDE/Waste Water Community Events:



more information