Upcoming Trainings

IOWWA lists known upcoming training events below.   For IOWWA trainings, information is provided concerning the approved hours for continuing education so check the event description.    For trainings other than those offered by IOWWA, the "Register Now" button provides a link to the designated site. 

Certified Installer of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (CIOWTS) Credential 
Continuing Education:
You will need a total of 12.0 CE hours for renewal of the CIOWTS Certification in each 2-year credential cycle. Continuing education must be earned during the two-year credential cycle.   Events listed on the IOWWA website are pre-approved for the credential.  IOWWA will accept up to 6 CE hours of online training per CIOWTS credential cycle and 2 CE hours per credential cycle for county contractor meetings (even if multiple county contractor meetings are attended).  Detailed information concerning the CIOWTS credential can be found on the "Certification" page.

Iowa Department of Public Health – Continuing education hours earned for the IDPH plumbing licensing Plumbing and Plumbing Code Disciplines are approved the CIOWTS Credential. Submit via email to
 contactus@iowwa.com the date, location, instructor, course title and CE hours earned.

Note: For those with the Iowa DNR Time of Transfer license, refer to the Iowa DNR Operator Certification website to check your Iowa DNR Time of Transfer continuing education hours:  https://programs.iowadnr.gov/opcertweb/pages/opmenu.aspx

IOWWA - INSTALLATION OVERVIEW COURSE

Monday, December 9, 2024 - Tuesday, December 10, 2024
Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Area - TBD
Cost: Members: $284.00 / Non-Members: $409.00
Monday, December 9, 2024 - Tuesday, December 10, 2024
Location: Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Area
Cost: Members: $284.00 / Non-Members: $409.00 Membership Information
Monday, December 9 - Continental breakfast 7:30 AM / Workshop: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (lunch included)
Tuesday, December 10 - Continental breakfast 7:30 AM / Workshop: 8:00 AM – Noon (lunch included)
COURSE – Installation Overview: The course is a review of the testing material and is helpful in preparing for the CIOWTS test.
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CERTIFIED INSTALLER OF ONSITE WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS (CIOWTS) TEST

Monday, December 9, 2024 - Tuesday, December 10, 2024
Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Area - TBD
Cost: Members: $184.00 / Non-Members: $209.00
Tuesday, December 10, 2024
Location: Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Area
Cost: Members: $184.00 / Non-Members: $209.00

Tuesday, December 10 - Test check-in from 12:30 – 1:00 PM, instructions at 1:00 PM
Test will start at 1:15 PM – Basic (2-hour time limit)
TEST - Certified Installer of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (CIOWTS) Credential
The completed application must be submitted prior to December 5, 2024. A confirmation will be sent via email approximat
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IOWWA - January 8-9, 2025 Annual Conference

Wed. Jan. 8 - 7:00 AM Registration open, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sessions; 5.0 CE hours available; President's Reception 4:30 - 6:30 PM
Thurs., Jan. 9 - 7:00 AM Registration Open; 7:30 - 3:00 PM Sessions; 4.0 CE hours available; 12:00 Noon - 1:15 PM IOWWA Annual Business Meeting.
Fee Members: *175.00/Non-Members: $350.00
** 2025 Membership fee must be paid to use conference member fee (membership expires December 31, 2024)
Lodging: Hilton Des Moines Downtown, 433 Park Street, Call 515-241-1456. Rate: $152/night + Taxes. Block drop 12/18/2024
Location: Hy-Vee Hall | Iowa Events Center, 730 Third Street, Des Moines IA
Cost: Member $150.00/Non-Members: $350.00

Hy-Vee | Iowa Events Center - 730 Third Street, Des Moines IA
Cost: Members: $175.00 / Non-Members: $350.00
IOWWA - January 8-9, 2025 Annual Conference
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ORENCO SYSTEMS - Onsite Wastewater Webinars

Orenco Systems has scheduled webinars that are approved for the CIOWTS credential continuing education. Select the "Register Now" link to be re-directed to the Orenco training web site. Trainings listed in the "Residential Webinars" are approved for the CIOWTS continuing education. NOTE: CE hours are available for Iowa DNR Time of Transfer. Contact Cory Frank, email: cory.frank@dnr.iowa.gov or call 515-689-7941 for pre-approval.
Virtual
Cost: Members: $0.00 / Non-Members: $0.00
Orenco Systems has scheduled webinars that are approved for the CIOWTS credential continuing education. Select the "Register Now!" link to be re-directed to the Orenco training web site. Trainings listed in the "Residential Webinars" are approved for CIOWTS continuing education. NOTE: CE hours are available for Iowa DNR Time of Transfer. Contact Cory Frank at cory.frank@dnr.iowa.gov or call 515-689-7941 for pre-approval.
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DMACC ONSITE WASTEWATER TRAINING

The "Register Now" will re-direct you to the DMACC Onsite Wastewater Training Center website. Workshops are approved for the CIOWTS credential and Iowa DNR Time of Transfer. Fees are determined and paid to DMACC.

Cost: Members: $0.00 / Non-Members: $0.00
The "Register Now" will re-direct you to the DMACC Onsite Wastewater Training Center website. Workshops are approved for the CIOWTS credential and Iowa DNR Time of Transfer. Fees are determined and paid to DMACC.
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Infiltrator Water Technologies Webinars

Infiltrator Water Technologies "upcoming" webinars are approved for the CIOWTS credential continuing education. Select the "Register Now" link to be re-directed to the Infiltrator Water Technologies training web site. NOTE: Continuing education hours are available for the Iowa DNR Time of Transfer licensing. Contact Cory Frank at cory.frank@dnr.iowa.gov or call 515-689-7941 for pre-approval.
Virtual
Cost: Members: $0.00 / Non-Members: $0.00
Infiltrator Water Technologies "upcoming" webinars are approved for the CIOWTS credential continuing education. Select the "Register Now" link to be re-directed to the Infiltrator Water Technologies training web site. NOTE: Continuing education hours are available for the Iowa DNR Time of Transfer licensing. Contact Cory Frank at cory.frank@dnr.iowa.gov or call 515-689-7941 for pre-approval.
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National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association (NOWRA)

NOWRA online workshops are approved for the CIOWTS credential and the Iowa DNR Time of Transfer License. Refer to the NOWRA website for course titles, registration and fees. Fees are paid directly to NOWRA. If you have questions about the Iowa DNR Time of Transfer approved workshops, contact Cory Frank, Iowa DNR. Email: cory.frank@dnr.iowa.gov or by phone 515-689-7941.
Virtual
Cost: Members: $0.00 / Non-Members: $0.00
NOWRA online workshops are approved for the CIOWTS credential and the Iowa DNR Time of Transfer License. Refer to the NOWRA website for course titles, registration and fees. Fees are paid directly to NOWRA. If you have questions about the Iowa DNR Time of Transfer approved workshops, contact Cory Frank, Iowa DNR. Email: cory.frank@dnr.iowa.gov or by phone 515-689-7941.
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