You have

344 days

to recertify

for Time of Transfer

(March 31, 2020)



Due to weather, the Installation/O&M/Troubleshooting workshops scheduled for this week have been rescheduled (see dates below*). All workshop information will remain the same. If you are registered to attend this workshop, your registration will be moved to the new date. If you cannot attend the new date, please contact Craig:, or Caylene: and a refund will be issued to you.

* Installation, O&M, Troubleshooting: Swan Lake, Carroll: Moved to Tuesday, February 26th
* Installation, O&M, Troubleshooting: WITCC, Cherokee: Moved to Wednesday, February 27th

If you have any questions, please contact Craig at 515-256-4919

2018-2019 Onsite Wastewater Schedule is available

CLICK HERE or view the open workshops and register by clicking the "Onsite Wastewater Workshops" Tab.

The Onsite Wastewater Training Center of Iowa was established to educate and train people involved in the construction, operation and management of onsite wastewater treatment systems.


To protect and enhance the ground and surface water resources of Iowa by providing current information and training by technical experts on onsite wastewater management systems.

Who We Serve
  • Contractors / Installers
  • Regulators
  • Inspectors
  • Consultants
  • Engineers / System Designers 
  • Other Professionals
  • General Public
Located at the DMACC Ankeny campus, the Training Center includes numerous displays of onsite wastewater technology. Training is also provided at various other statewide locations throughout the year. Onsite wastewater training is designed for county sanitarians, septic system installers, pumpers and designers, but is open to everyone.  This website is a central source of information for training, workshops, conferences, new regulations and other resources related to onsite wastewater treatment systems.