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Past Articles

How Recycled Water Could Save Our Water Supply

Two-thirds of the world’s population may face water shortages by 2025. Water reuse practices help alleviate pressure on our water sources and is a strategic approach to water scarcity. The Singulair® R3 is the world’s simplest water reuse treatment technology.

Penguin Poop Provides Essential Nutrients For New Terrestrial Life In Antarctica

Did you know penguin poop provides essential nutrients for new terrestrial life to flourish in Antarctica?  In arctic climates, vital nutrients that cultivate life are few and far between.  Researches are now mapping the nitrogen footprint across the continent to further study its effects on this ecosystem. 

Long Island Coffee House Upgrades To The Singulair Nitrogen Reducing Treatment System

As a next step in becoming more eco-friendly, Long Island’s Hampton Coffee House upgraded their septic system to our state-of-the-art Singulair nitrogen reducing treatment system. Co-owner Jason Belkin said, “We’re really proud to be making this difference.”

Rules and Regs: Big Farm Bill Has an Onsite Bonus

When President Donald Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill on Dec. 20, it included a present for onsite installers. A few paragraphs in the bill allow low-income rural homeowners to access a pool of money for upgrading or replacing their onsite wastewater systems. The law allows grants of up to $20,000. Because this is a piece of federal legislation, that doesn’t mean the cash drawer is open. The way Congress works, a bill creating a program is separate from the appropriations bill that allocates money it.

Greg Graves Honored With Industry Award

The National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association (NOWRA) recently announced the 2018 recipient of the Richard J. Otis Industry Achievement Award.  Gregory Graves, President of Norweco, Inc. and past President of NOWRA, received the award during the NOWRA Mega-Conference held in Minneapolis on Oct. 21 to 24.

President Trump Signs NOWRA Act Legislation

On Tuesday, October 23, President Trump signed the America’s Infrastructure Act of 2018, which contained key provisions of the NOWRA Act. This is a major milestone for NOWRA, as this marks the first legislation it has successfully passed.

A Lakefront Estate Requires an Onsite Technology Upgrade

Dervin Witmer got a call from a friend who built a house. He needed help. Witmer owns Dig-It Excavating in Cassopolis, Michigan, in the southwestern corner of the state, and his friend needed different wastewater options for the house.

Norweco Introduces New Wastewater Treatment System

The Hydro-Kinetic Model 600 FEU (flow equalized upflow) wastewater treatment system from Norweco has been NSF Standard 40 and 245 certified.

Singulair Green Aerobic Wastewater Treatment System

The Singulair Green aerobic wastewater treatment system from Norweco Inc. features a light, versatile high-density polyethylene septic tank that’s suitable for installation applications where traditional tanks cannot be used.

International Plumbing and Building Codes Adopt Standard for Water Reuse Systems