The Controversy Over the Use of Tire Chip Media (Rubber Tire Shreds)

Opinion The Association in Saskatchewan regularly gets complaints from installers about rubber tire shreds used as aggregate in sand mounds. These complaints stem from contractors being contacted to repair or replace these systems, often within only a few years of [Read More]

SOWMA Board of Directors Nominations

The dates for the next SOWMA AGM have not yet been set, but all SOWMA members in good standing are encouraged to consider running for the board. Nominations are being accepted for the following positions: Vice-President Secretary-Treasurer Director Nominations Process [Read More]

Perkopolis Benefits for WCOWMA Members

WCOWMA has partnered with many great companies, including Perkopolis. Use your Perkopolis membership to enjoy great savings on entertainment, travel, attractions, shopping, health, wellness, sport and more! Step 1: Go to and click “Register” in the top right corner. [Read More]

Do You Have Septic Sense?

The Western Canada Onsite Wastewater Management Association and its affiliates will be promoting septic awareness during the week of September 14 to 18. The purpose of this initiative is to promote proper operation and maintenance of onsite wastewater systems. Notices [Read More]

NRC Canada Developing Improved Techniques for Sewage Treatment

The National Research Council Canada is developing a new technology called BioElectrochemical Anaerobic Sewage Treatment (BEAST). The intent is to develop improved techniques for sewage treatment operations in challenging northern conditions. Pilot testing of the BEAST system is being conducted [Read More]