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Organization

The Tennessee Onsite Wastewater Association

Formed in 1997, The Tennessee Onsite Wastewater Association (TOWA) is a professional organization open to those working to advance and promote the onsite wastewater industry in Tennessee.

TOWA serves all members of the industry, including installers, manufacturers, field practitioners, suppliers, engineers, soil scientists, distributors, research professionals, educators, consultants and governmental regulatory personnel. We want you to be a part of this Association.

Each year, TOWA sponsors an Annual Conference to bring onsite professionals in Tennessee together to discuss issues relevant to the onsite industry in our state. Combining classroom presentations with an Exhibit Hall gives onsite professionals a chance to see and hear about the lastest in onsite technologies and products.

What We Do...

  • Establish unifrom performance standards for design, installation, and servicing of onsite systems;
  • Promote the need for regular service and maintenance of onsite syetms;
  • Communicate information among members as well as to other organizations, agencies, and individuals concerned with onsite sewage disposal;
  • Collect and disseminate statistics, studies, and other facts affecting the onsite industry;
  • Educate the general public concerning the value of recycling wastewater and the need for properly maintained onsite sewage disposal systems;
  • Assist in the development of sound ecological practices; and
  • Expand the public's awareness of the important economic contributions of onsite systems in Tennessee.

Click here to read the TOWA By-Laws.

Board of Directors

2020 TOWA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

(Click HERE for Past Board Members)

2020 TOWA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

George Garden
President
(Term Expires February 2022)
TN Dept of Environment & Conservation
(615) 253-9934
Anastasia Sharp
Director Representing   Regulators
(Term Expires February 2023)
TN Dept of Environment & Conservation
(615) 253-9934
   
Paula Gale
Past-President
(Term Expires February 2021)
Academia
(731) 881-7326
Eric Jervis
Director   Representing Engineers
(Term Expires February 2021)
T Square Engineering
(615) 678-8212
   
Lonnie Norrod
President-Elect
(Term Expires February 2023)
Lonnie Norrod Soil Consulting
(615) 969-4443
Jeffery Cox
At-Large   Director, East Tennessee
(Term Expires February 2022)
IRM Utility, Inc.
(865) 674-0828        
   
Garrad Johnson
Secretary
(Term Expires February 2023)
Williamson Co, Dept of Sewage Disposal Management
(615) 790-5751
Brian Corwin
At-Large   Director, Middle Tennessee
(Term Expires February 2022)
Williamson Co. Depart. of   Sewage Disposal Management
(615) 790-5751
   
Tom Petty
Treasurer
(Term Expires February 2022)
Quanics, Inc. Retired
(615) 674-5900
Paul Brawley
At-Large   Director, West Tennessee
(Term Expires February 2023)
Soils Consultant
(731) 512-1315
   
Billy Cox
Director   Representing Service Providers
(Term Expires February 2022)
IRM Utility, Inc.
(865) 674-0828
Dr. John Buchanan
Director   Representing Academia
(Term Expires February 2022)
University of   Tennessee-Knoxville
(865) 974-7266
   
Lonnie Norrod
Director   Representing Soil Scientists
(Term Expires February 2021)
Lonnie Norrod Soil Consulting
(615) 969-4443
Shawn Goff
Director   Representing Installers
(Term Expires February 2023)
Project Manager
(615) 440-6313
   
Jim McClain
Director   Representing Manufacturers
(Term Expires February 2022)
W.M. McClain Co., Inc.
(615)   226-9601
Gregg Clingerman
Training   Center Director
(Term Expires February 2021)
G.A.M. Engineering,   Inc.
(615) 474-7304

Board Meetings

2020 TOWA Board Meetings

With few exceptions, the TOWA Board of Directors meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every odd-numbered month from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm (all times are Central).  Locations can vary.  Check this site for details.

Click here to view copies of the minutes from past TOWA Board meetings.

Date

Time (Central)

Location

Room #

March 10, 2020

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Williamson County Sewage Disposal
1320 West Main St, Suite 411
Franklin, TN 37064

Conference

May 12, 2020

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Williamson County Sewage Disposal
1320 West Main St. Suite 411
Franklin, TN 37064

Conference

July 14, 2020

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Williamson County Sewage Disposal
1320 West Main St., Suite 411
Franklin, TN 37064

Conference 

September 15, 2020

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Williamson County Sewage Disposal
1320 West Main St., Suite 411
Franklin, TN 37064

Conference

November 10, 2020

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Williamson County Sewage Disposal
1320 West Main St., Suite 411
Franklin, TN 37064

Conference

 


Membership

TOWA would love to have you as a member. We serve all professionals in the onsite wastewater industry. Membership can be obtained by registering for the next annual conference. If you can't attend the conference and would like to join TOWA or renew your membership, you can download, print, complete, and submit a Membership Registration Form with the appropriate membership dues.

Click here for a Membership Registration Form.

Please make checks payable to:

TOWA
P.O. Box 292983
Nashville, TN 37229-2983

Our Sponsors

 

Adenus Wastewater Solutions

AdenusWebLogo

www.adenus.com

849 Aviation Parkway

Smyrna, TN 37167

Contact: Bryan Bellar

615-477-8451

 

AquaPoint

www.aquapoint.com

39 Tarklin Place
New Bedford, MA 02745

508-985-9050

Contact:  William Fenner
wfenner@aquapoint.com

 


B & B Concrete Products

P O Box 124
Loretto, TN 38469

931-388-4732

Contact;  Tim Burden
tburden@bellsouth.net

 


Drillers Services, Inc.

www.dsidsi.com

118 Capital Way
Christiana, TN 37037

615-217-4400

Contact;  Kip Fowler
kfowler@dsidsi.com

 


Ecological Tanks, Inc.

Aquasafe

2247 Highway 151 North

Downsville, LA 71234

Contact: Dewey Conrad

318-644-0397

 

 

Infiltrator Water Technologies

www.infiltratorsystems.com

4 Business Park Road
Old Saybrook, CT 06475

800-221-4436

Contact;  Kent Taylor
ktaylor@infiltratorwater.com

 

 

JNM Technologies, Inc.

www.jnmtechnologies.com

3607 Colson Road
Bryan, TX 77808

979-779-6500

Contact;  Jim Prochaska
jim@jnmtechnologies.com

 


Preferred Pump & Equipment

3010 E. Governor John Sevier Hwy

Knoxville, TN 37914

Contact: Doug Grooms

dgrooms@prederredpump.com

865-673-2055

 

 

Premier Systems, LLC

1849 Glenn Shady Blvd.

Knoxville, TN 37922

Contact: Mark Inman

615-809-2613

Mark.Inman@PremierSystemsLLC.com

 

 

Polylok, Inc.

www.polylok.com

3 Fairfield Blvd.
Wallingford, CT 06492

688-765-9565

Contact;  Justin Setser
jsetser@polylok.com

 

 

 

W M McClain Company, Inc.

www.wmmcclain.com

2626 Hart Street
Nashville, TN 37207

800-394-9601

Contact;  Jim McClain
jim@mmclain.com

 


SJE Rhombus

SJE

www.sjerhombus.com

888-342-5753

218-847-1317

22650 County Highway 6

Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

Contact: Jim McClain

jim@mmclain.com

sje@sjeinc.com

 

Zoeller Pump Company

www.zoellerpumps.com

3649 Cane Run Road
Louisville, KY 40211

800-928-7867

Contact;  Jim McClain
jim@wmmcclain.com