OASIS – Our Purpose

To provide a membership forum for those engaged in Ontario in the business of installing on-site sewage systems, portable toilet rentals, liquid waste handling, transportation and waste treatment, that will promote the interests of its members regarding health and safety, business operations, environmental responsibility and regulatory issues for the benefit of the industry and public at large.

The association strives;
1. To maintain among the membership and to promote within industry, the highest standards of safety, environmental responsibility, regulatory compliance and concern for the public.
2. To institute open forum discussions and action pertaining to practical operating problems such as promotion of vacuum truck services, maintenance advances in equipment, employee development, uniform administrative practices, and operator safety programs.
3. To safeguard the interests of the industry and keep members advised with respect to all present or contemplated legislation from all levels of government.
4. To promote uniformity and consistency throughout the industry.

Our Vision

SUPPORT ENVIRONMENTAL TRAINING SEMINARS, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCES AND REGULATORY DECISIONS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH OASIS.

Our Mission Statement

IN ORDER TO SOLVE WATER AND WASTEWATER CHALLENGES, OASIS PROMOTES AND MANAGES TRAINING SEMINARS, CONFERENCES AND COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS TO SUPPORT RESEARCH AND REGULATORY GUIDELINE DEVELOPMENT.

OASIS Goals

1. To become recognized by the MOECC as the voice of sewage and liquid waste carriers.
2. To have the local health unit be less powerful and have the MOECC become the sole regulator of the industry.
3. To be consulted by the MOECC prior to the implementation of further regulation.
4. To provide environmental training and business development opportunities for it’s members
5. To work in partnership with the MOECC to increase turnaround time for industry requests for information and enforcement.
6. To create more efficient and innovative sewage disposal sites.
7. To achieve a membership of 60% of the licensed carriers in the Province of Ontario.
8. To create and enforce a Safety Code of Conduct for the industry.
9. To become a self-policing organization under the MOECC.
10. To educate the general public concerning the proper use of septic systems.
11. To provide a membership forum for the exchange of information, equipment and support.