NOWRA Conference registration fee will increase by $50-100 for registrations received after October 20, 2014.

NOWRA Conference Incentive (A CPOW Member Benefit)

CPOW members attending the November NOWRA/CPOW Conference in Denver will receive $50.00 off of a 2015 CPOW membership.

To be eligible for this CPOW Member benefit you must:

• be a current CPOW member

• pay the NOWRA Conference registration fee

• submit your 2015 membership application and fee prior to December 31, 2014

As a CPOW Member, you are also a member of NOWRA, so take advantage of your joint CPOW/NOWRA membership and register for the NOWRA Conference for only $249 before early registration ends on October 20, 2014. For more information regarding this CPOW Member benefit, please contact Lisa Nicol, 720-626-8989 or email at

NAWT Continuing Education credit can be received for attending the conference.

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OWTS Industry Leader Award

This award is given each year to a CPOW member in recognition of their contributions to the Onsite Wastewater Treatment System (OWTS) Industry in the state of Colorado.

To be eligible for the award, a nominee must:

  • Be a member in good standing of the Colorado Professionals in Onsite Wastewater.
  • Have performed duties in the field of OWTS so as to promote, and elevate, the professionalism of the industry.
  • Have demonstrated leadership, excellence, and dedication to the OWTS industry.

Nominations for the award must include:

  • A detailed letter from the person making the nomination, including a description of facts    about the nominee such as:
  • Record of applicable employment history and scope of responsibilities.
  • Formal education, special training, and experience.
  • Organizational affiliations, including CPOW, detailing office, committees, and                    contributions.
  • Contributions to the professionalism of the OWTS Industry.

Selection of the award winner is to be made by the CPOW Board of Directors.

The award is to be given at the CPOW/NOWRA Conference.

Deadline for nominations is October 31st.

You can email nominations to or mail nominations to P.O. Box 918, Strasburg, CO 80136

CPOW Scholarship

A $1,000 and a $500 CPOW Scholarship will be awarded at the NOWRA/CPOW Education Conference in November to students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at a Colorado University or College. Students must complete and return the application below. the recipient must attend the NOWRA/CPOW conference to accept the scholarship.

Application Deadline Monday October 13, 2014, 5pm 

Click here for application form

Mark your calendars for these upcoming events. Remember to register online.

NAWT Inspector Training, Ocotober 11-12, 2014, Lakewood CO

Soil Training - October 16-17, 2014, Pueblo West, CO. Register here

NOWRA/CPOW Conference, November 8-13, 2014, Denver, CO.  We are excited to announce that CPOW will be teaming with NOWRA for a joint conference in 2014 that will take the place of the 2015 CPOW Annual Education Conference.