TRAC
Technical Review and Advisory Committee
Purposes:
1.  To study soils, environmental challenges, and wastewater management techniques to         discover what factors impact wastewater system successes and failures.
2. To compile data regarding system failures and successes in evaluating proper                          wastewater  management parameters;
3. To assist poor and needy families in Alabama by providing donated system products            and  installation. These systems will serve as pilot systems to be monitored and                        evaluated for successes and failures;
4. To accumulate, analyze, and disseminate scientific research, testing, evaluation, and       conclusions regarding wastewater products and techniques. Susch research is to be               shared with individuals and entities associated with the wastewater industry (i.e.,                   Health Department officials, engineers, installers, manufacturers, pumpers, etc.); 
5. To obtain funding for research, testing, evaluation, and data collection in furtherance         of the above stated purposes.

Members of Committee:
1.  Three licensed installers from North, Central, and South Alabama to be appointed                   byAOWA;
2.  One licensed pumper to be appointed by AOWA;.
3.  One licensed manufacturer/distributor to be appointed by AOWA;
4.  Representative(s) of Alabama Department of Public Health;
5.  Representative(s) of Alabama Department of Environmental Management;
6.  One Representative from eash of the following manufacturing companies: 
       Infiltrator, ADS, Hancor, Crumpler, PTI, Geoflow, American Manufacturing, Zabel,
       Delta Environmental, Ecological Tanks, Orenco, Consolidated Treatment 
       Systems, Premiere Tech, Bord Na Mona;
7.  The committee will be chaired by the President of AOWA

Organizational Objectives:
1.      It is the intention of AOWA that TRAC develop into a respected and longstanding                     advisory committee to the wastewater industry in Alabama  as well as government                 regulatory agencies for the benefit of the citizens of Alabama and businesses                             involved in the wastewater industry.
2.     It is the intention of AOWA that this committee will have the opportunity to provide               comments and  recommendations on any new data (including but not limited to                         technology, products, services,management techniques, innovations, or research)                 presented to the Health Department or other regulatory agencies that directly involves         the wastewater industry.