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Onsite Wastewater

The Arkansas Department of Health’s Onsite Wastewater program sets statewide policies and provides assistance to Environmental Health Specialists in each of the county health departments. This program, in cooperation with the local Environmental Specialist, reviews permit applications for onsite wastewater systems under 5000 gallons per day for subsurface treatment and under 2000 gallons per day for surface discharging design.


Training and Examinations
2024 Installer Recertification Form
2024 Installer Training & Exam Dates
2024 OMP Recertification Instructions
2024 Designated Representative Test Dates
2024 DR Recertification
Installer Study Packet
Act 402 and Onsite Wastewater Rules
Installer Rules Training
Installer information
Installer Math
Electrical Training 
Secondary Treatment Training
Designated Representative Study Packet
Designated Representative Application Letter
Note to Applicant
Study Packet
Act 402 and Onsite Wastewater Rules
OMP Study Packet
OMP 2018 Training
Sanitation and Safety
Sewage Treatment Processes
Drip Dispersal System Rule
Mobile Home and Recreational Vehicle Parks
Septic Tank Cleaners
Onsite Wastewater Systems
Non-Individual Onsite Wastewater System Permit Application (EHP-19) 
EHP 19 - Optional System Utilization Verification Form
Individual Onsite Wastewater System Installation Specifications (EHP-6)
Cost Estimate Worksheet (EHP-17)
Memorandum of Agreement (EHP-35)
Individual Onsite Wastewater System Permit Application 
Designated Representative Application Form
Authorized Onsite Wastewater Products List
Certified Monitoring Personnel
Designated Representatives
Onsite Wastewater System Installer List
Septic Tank Manufacturers
Fee Schedule
Act 402 of 1977 As Amended
AWWA Directions
Septic Tank Cleaner List
Guidelines for the Submission of Plans for Mobile Home and Recreational Vehicle Parks Utilizing Onsite Wastewater Systems
Guideline for submission of Plans for Non-individual Sewage System
Individual Onsite Wastewater Systems Appendix F
Recertification of Licenses
Onsite Wastewater Permit Portal | Instructions
Arkansas Society of Professional Sanitarians
Arkansas State Board of Registered Sanitarians
National Onsite Wastewater
Small Flows
Office Address Phone Fax
Environmental Health 4815 W. Markham Street, Slot 46
Little Rock, AR 72205
501-6612171 501-661-2572

Public Health Accrediation Board
Arkansas Department of Health
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4815 W. Markham, Little Rock, AR 72205-3867