Upcoming Trainings

IOWWA has workshops and training events, including the  IOWWA Annual Conference and the Installation Overview prior to the Certified Installer of Wastewater Treatment Systems (CIOWTS) test.   These workshops providing continuing education and training to those involved in the onsite wastewater industry.    You are able to register on-line for the annual conference and any of the workshops listed.  Click on the event title or "more information" below the event title.

IOWWA workshops are approved for most county continuing education requirements and the Certified Installer of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (CIOWTS) credential.    If noted, certain workshops are also approved for IDNR Time of Transfer Inspectors.    For Time of Transfer, IOWWA will provide the IDNR with the continuing education information.

Certified Installer of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (CIOWTS) Credential
Detailed information concerning the CIOWTS credential can be found on the "Certification" page.

Alternative Systems in Action

Wednesday, June 14 and Thursday, June 15 - Check-in 8:00 AM
June 14 - 8:30 AM to 4:15 PM; June 15 - 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM

June 14 - Waverly Civic Center, 200 1st Ave., Waverly, IA; June 15 - Heartland Hills Habitat for Humanity, Waverly IA
Cost: Members: $100.00 / Non-Members: $190.00
Review of alternative systems installed at the Habitat for Humanity site.
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MANUFACTURER PARTICPATION - Alternatives in Action Workshop

IOWWA has scheduled a 2-day workshop, June 14-15, 2017 on various types of alternative system available in the industry and to discuss the systems that you generously donated over the years for the IOWWA Habitat for Humanity site in Waverly IA. Please email shirley@avinsandinc.com with the list of those who will be attending. This information is required for badges and appropriate meal counts.
Waverly Civic Center/City Hall, 200 1st Ave. NE, Waverly IA; Habitat for Humanity site, Waverly IA
Cost: Members: $0.00 / Non-Members: $0.00
If you would like to make a donation of $100.00, mark yes for the registration "Option". A 3’ x 6’ table to setup information about your product will be provided. The donation also helps to sponsor the June 14 BBQ for the attendees/manufacturers, held 5:00 to 7:00 PM.
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Site Evaluations and Soils

Monday, September 25 - Check-in 7:30 AM
Workshop 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Iowa Lakes Community College, 3200 College Dr., Emmetsburg IA
Cost: Members: $100.00 / Non-Members: $190.00
Dan Wheeler, University of Minnesota will provide an overview of the critical steps in the site evaluation and key aspects of soils.
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Hygienic Lab Sampling

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - Check-in: 7:30 AM | Workshop 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
State Hygienic Lab, 2220 S Ankeny Blvd., Ankeny IA
Cost: Members: $100.00 / Non-Members: $190.00
This course will be held at the State Hygienic Lab.
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Installation Overview Course (with option for Basic Level CIOWTS Test)

Thursday, Nov. 30 - check-in 7:30; Course 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday, Dec. 1 - check-in 7:30; Course 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

National Motorcycle Museum, 102 Chamber Dr., Anamosa IA
Cost: Members: $200.00 / Non-Members: $290.00
The Installation Overview course is held prior to the CIOWTS test and it is not mandatory. If you do not intend to take the course, please register for the CIOWTS Basic Level test ONLY.
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CIOWTS Basic Level Test ONLY

Certified Installer of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (CIOWTS) Credential
Friday, Dec. 1, 2017: Check-in 1:30 - 2:00 PM; Test 2:15 PM

National Motorcycle Museum, 102 Chamber Dr., Anamosa IA
Cost: Members: $125.00 / Non-Members: $150.00
You must submit the CIOWTS Test application prior to the Oct. 27, 2017 deadline. The application can be downloaded below.
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