Onsite Wastewater Professionals of Illinois, Ltd. is an organization that is designed to help the wastewater industry. OWPI works extremely hard to bring the industry and regulatory agencies together.
The purposes for which this organization was formed are as follows:
A. To improve the conditions of the onsite wastewater community by working toward the establishment of uniform standards for the quality, design, installation, and servicing of all types of onsite wastewater treatment and disposal systems.
B. To establish throughout the State of Illinois a relationship among all those concerned with the onsite wastewater community that will increase the flow of information, not only among members of this corporation, but among all organizations, agencies, and individuals having complementary objectives and purposes.
C. To compile and to disseminate statistics, experiences, and other information affecting the onsite wastewater community.
D. To inform and educate the general public concerning the value of onsite wastewater treatment and disposal/recycle/reuse as a viable option to central sewerage systems and of the need for properly designed and maintained onsite wastewater treatment and disposal systems.
E. To protect the environment of the State of Illinois by assisting the development of sound ecological practices in the manufacture, design, sitting, installation, maintenance, and management of onsite wastewater treatment and disposal systems.
F. To unite in common organization those professionally engaged in the onsite wastewater community.
G. To formulate and maintain ethical standards for the guidance of its members in their relations with each other and the public.