PENNSYLVANIA SEPTAGE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION

Welcome!  The Pennsylvania Septage Management Association (PSMA) is a non-profit trade association for onsite wastewater companies.  PSMA’s mission is to protect the Commonwealth’s citizens and our industry through sound management, proper maintenance, and environmentally conscious disposal of wastewater.

Our member companies are involved with all aspect of onsite sewage disposal system (aka septic systems) including individual & community wastewater treatment systems, anaerobic & aerobic treatment tanks, elevated sand mounds, peat filters, drip irrigation systems, at-grade systems, individual residential spray irrigation systems, septic inspections, grease traps, system installations, system maintenance, tank pump-outs, & all related issues.

Propery owners can browse our “Consumer Resource Library” to learn more about their septic system and PSMA.  We have created a video demonstration of the PSMA inspection process you can view.  And, when you are ready to find a local service provide to help you inspect, repair, service, or install your septic system, you can “Locate a Service Provider” in our searchable directory.

Wasetwater professionals who are considering joing PSMA or obtaining the PSMA inspector or pumper certification can learn more about the training opportunities and resources we offer.  And, whey ou are ready you can join the association by completing the online membership application.

Upcoming Events

Capital Gains Pennsylvania – January 2022

CAPITAL GAINS Issue 2022.1 – January 7, 2022 CAPITAL GAINS is a periodic newsletter on legislation, regulations and topics produced by PA Septage Management Association (PSMA) as a member benefit. Capital Gains newsletter is produced for the express use by Association members and may redistributed with proper credit to PSMA. The editor, Angela Leopold, may be reached at angela@nsallc.com. POLITICS TO […]
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NAWT 2022 Scholarship Available

NAWT 2022 William Hapchuk Memorial Scholarship Fund Application The 2022 Hapchuk Scholarship Eligibility Requirements 1. Must be enrolled in an accredited university offering a bachelor degree in the following fields related to wastewater transport and treatment:a....

Attend the 2022 PA Decentralized Wastewater Conference & Trade Show

PSMA is pleased to announce that we’ll be holding the in-person conference in a central location for members: Red Lion Hotel, 4751 Lindle Road, Harrisburg, PA 17111. The conference is being held January 31 – February 1, 2022. This statewide event provides an excellent...

PSMA Newsletter – November 2021

View an electronic version of the current PSMA print newsletter from November 2021. Inside this issue: Legislative Update2,700 Year Old Toilet DiscoveredNew OSHA Rules for Heat ExposureResidential End Uses of Water StudyLunch-and-Learn with State LegislatorsDealing...

Capital Gains Pennsylvania – November 2021

CAPITAL GAINS Issue 2021.7 – November 5, 2021 CAPITAL GAINS is a periodic newsletter on legislation, regulations and topics produced by PA Septage Management Association (PSMA) as a member benefit. Capital Gains newsletter is produced for the express use by Association members and may redistributed with proper credit to PSMA. The editor, Angela Leopold, may be reached at angela@nsallc.com. POST ELECTION […]
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Exhibit at the 2022 PSMA Conference & Trade Show

2022 PA Decentralized Wastewater Conference & Trade Show This premier statewide event is being held in-person on January 31-February 1, 2022 at a the Red Lion Hotel in Harrisburg, PA with 120+ wastewater professionals.  Promote your company in the exhibit hall...

Capital Gains Pennsylvania – August 2021

Issue 2021.5 August 11, 2021 CAPITAL GAINS is a periodic newsletter on legislation, regulations and topics produced by PA Septage Management Association (PSMA) as a member benefit. Capital Gains newsletter is produced for the express use by Association members and may redistributed with proper credit to PSMA. The editor, Angela Leopold, may be reached at angela@nsallc.com SUMMER LEGISLATIVE UPDATE Even though […]
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PSMA Newsletter – July 2021

View an electronic version of the current PSMA print newsletter from July 2021. Inside this issue: Legislative Update; PSMA Testifies to PA Legislature; Gov Wolf Commits to Phasing Out Gas Tax; Landscaping Over Septic Drain Fields; CDL Updates; Biosolids General...

PSMA Summer/Fall 2021 Training Schedule

PSMA has published it's classroom training schedule for the summer and fall of 2021! Download a PDF of the Registration Brochure or register online! July 13-14, 2021: PSMA 101 Basic Onsite Wastewater System Inspection Certification Course; Clinton, NJ July 21-22,...

Capital Gains Pennsylvania – June 2021

Issue 2021.4 June 16, 2021 CAPITAL GAINS is a periodic newsletter on legislation, regulations and topics produced by PA Septage Management Association (PSMA) as a member benefit. Capital Gains newsletter is produced for the express use by Association members and may redistributed with proper credit to PSMA. The editor, Angela Leopold, may be reached at angela@nsallc.com NEW MEMBERS SWORN IN Swearing […]
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