The Tennessee Onsite Wastewater Association

Formed in 1997, The Tennessee Onsite Wastewater Association (TOWA) is a professional organization open to those working to advance and promote the onsite wastewater industry in Tennessee.

TOWA serves all members of the industry, including installers, manufacturers, field practitioners, suppliers, engineers, soil scientists, distributors, research professionals, educators, consultants and governmental regulatory personnel. We want you to be a part of this Association.

Each year, TOWA sponsors an Annual Conference to bring onsite professionals in Tennessee together to discuss issues relevant to the onsite industry in our state. Combining classroom presentations with an Exhibit Hall gives onsite professionals a chance to see and hear about the lastest in onsite technologies and products.

What We Do...

  • Establish unifrom performance standards for design, installation, and servicing of onsite systems;
  • Promote the need for regular service and maintenance of onsite syetms;
  • Communicate information among members as well as to other organizations, agencies, and individuals concerned with onsite sewage disposal;
  • Collect and disseminate statistics, studies, and other facts affecting the onsite industry;
  • Educate the general public concerning the value of recycling wastewater and the need for properly maintained onsite sewage disposal systems;
  • Assist in the development of sound ecological practices; and
  • Expand the public's awareness of the important economic contributions of onsite systems in Tennessee.

Click here to read the TOWA By-Laws.

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