IOWPA Certification/Septic System Workshop, March 14th

The Clay County Soil & Water Conservation District in conjunction with IOWPA (Indiana Onsite Wastewater Professionals Association), the Indiana State Department of Health, and the Clay County Health Department will be hosting an IOWPA installer certification training and exam on March 14th at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall 610 Washington St., Clay City, IN 47841.

This training will cover septic system installation regulations, and will be aimed primarily at installers in the area. However this workshop is not limited to installers, anyone is welcome to come who may be interested in the material being covered. There is no fee to attend the training if you do not wish to be certified with IOWPA.

The Indiana State Health Department will do a 2-3 hour training followed by an opportunity to take the IOWPA installer certification exam.  IOWPA will be providing a small lunch following the training.

If installer/s do wish to certify, the fees are as follows:
IOWPA Membership Dues – $75 per year
IOWPA Installer Certification Fee – $50 (no charge for retesting for those that do not pass)
Recertification requirements are 20 hours of continuing education over a three year period plus a $25 recertification fee AND maintain annual IOWPA dues of $75 per year.

Attached is a registration form for your reference. Please RSVP for this workshop with Donna Sheets (see registration form or go to If you would like to apply for certification you must fill out the attached registration form, and pay prior to the event. Payment will not be accepted at the payment site, and must be made prior to the test. If you have any questions please contact Donna Sheets, or  Tyler Trout at the Clay County SWCD by phone (812-446-8986 ext.3) or by email at



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