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MassDEP Notice of Proposed Amendments to 310 CMR 15.000 and New Regulations at 314 CMR 21.00

MassDEP will be holding two online information webinar sessions on the proposed draft amendments to Title 5 and the draft Watershed Permit Regulations. MassDEP will provide an overview of the proposed amendments and regulations and will take questions from participants during the webinar. MassDEP intends to have staff who speak Spanish and Portuguese available for …

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EPA’s Tenth Annual SepticSmart Week: Protecting Your Home and the Environment while Saving Money

September 19, 2022 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), is partnering with state and local governments, community groups, businesses, and academic institutions to sponsor the tenth annual SepticSmart Week from September 19-23, 2022. SepticSmart focuses on educating homeowners and communities on the proper care and maintenance of septic systems to enhance healthy communities and …

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Upcoming In-Person Training: Title 5 Inspections: Basic to Advanced Topics

June 10, 2022, 8AM-4PM. Register >> YOWA is offering an in-person training on Title 5 Inspections: Basic to Advanced Topics on Friday, June 10th at Mt. Ida’s UMASS Campus in Newton, Massachusetts. Presenters include: Marybeth Chubb and Claire Golden, MassDEP; Eric Denslow, Eastcom Associates; Rebehak Novak and Laurie Stevens, RCAP Solutions; and Bob Silva, Septic …

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YOWA Supports Funding of USDA Decentralized Water Systems Grant program

NOWRA and many of its affiliate, including YOWA, signed on to a letter urging Congress to find this program at its full $20 million per year level. As you know the Yankee Onsite Wastewater Association (YOWA) is a state affiliate of NOWRA, the National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association. One of NOWRA’s primary functions is to lobby …

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