Upcoming Events

The drinking water industry is a vibrant community of professionals constantly seeking to upgrade their skills and knowledge. As a result, throughout the year there are numerous conferences, workshops, and seminars providing technical information, regulatory changes or reviews, and the latest in industry trends and new product introductions.

Our Events Calendar lists meetings and conferences sponsored by OWWA, AWWA and our many partners in the water industry.

Keep informed, keep abreast of the innovations, and keep in contact with industry colleagues.

Check the Events section of our website on a regular basis.

October 25, 2016 – October 26, 2016

Eastern Area Conference

Theme: Keep it Current

Where: Kingston Ontario
1550 Princess Street, Kingston, ON, K7M 9E3, Canada
800-267-7780 or (613) 548-3605



Start: October 25, 2016
End: October 26, 2016

October 25, 2016

OWWA/ WEAO Joint Webinar: Asset Management Practices – Around the World

This webinar is the third in a series intended to provide knowledge, practical tools, resources and case studies for Ontario municipalities and utilities for the development of asset management programs.

Many municipalities Canada-wide have developed asset management strategies and plans as they begin to understand the long term success of their asset management programs.  This webinar will allow participants to gain insight into valuable asset management planning techniques, tools and processes from industry members from across the globe.

Countries will include the United States, Australia and the UK.’

Register Here!

Start: October 25, 2016 12:00 pm
End: October 25, 2016 3:00 pm

November 2, 2016

SCOWWA Fall Conference 2016

South Central Ontario Water Works Association

SCOWWA Fall Conference 2016

November 2, 2016
Bingemans Conference Centre
425 Bingemans Centre Dr, Kitchener, ON N2B 3X7
For more information contact: Matt Bender,

Check out the Program Here!

Registration is now open:



Date: November 2, 2016
Venue: Bingemans Conference Centre
425 Bingemans Centre Dr, Kitchener, ON, N2B 3X7, Canada

November 3, 2016

2016 Fall Automation Seminar

Click here to download the event flyer. Click here to register online.

Agenda Information now available!

Date: November 3, 2016
Venue: Toscana Banquet and Conference Centre
3201 Highway 7 West, Vaughan, ON, L4K 5Z7, Canada

November 3, 2016


Please see the OPWA website for more details:



Start: November 3, 2016 8:00 am
End: November 3, 2016 3:15 pm
Venue: Mississauga Grand Banquet and Event Centre
35 Brunel Rd L4Z 3E8, Mississauga

November 3, 2016

OWWA Small Systems Committee Webinar

Tips for small drinking water system owners and operators: Preparing for Site Inspections and Improving Well Performance

This webinar will highlight risk assessments/site inspections and well performance indicators for small drinking water treatment systems. Attendees will learn tips to prepare for site inspections/risk assessments by Public Health Inspectors and common issues identified during site inspections. In addition, attendees will learn common indicators of well underperformance and how well performance can be improved.

$50 includes HST

Agenda Information now available!

Register Here!

Start: November 3, 2016 12:30 pm
End: November 3, 2016 3:30 pm

November 13, 2016 – November 16, 2016

National Water & Wastewater Conference

Toronto, ON
For more information see

Start: November 13, 2016
End: November 16, 2016

November 17, 2016

OWWA 2016 Cross Connection Control Seminar

Check out the Flyer Here!

Register Here!

Holiday Inn Barrie Hotel & Conference Centre 20 Fairview Rd, Barrie Thursday November 17, 2016

* This Seminar is approved for 0.4 CEUs

The objectives of this workshop are to inform, educate and provide answers to testers, op-erators and municipal program administrators with regards to backflow prevention bylaws and cross connection control programs.

Who Should Attend:
 Cross Connection Control program coordinators
 Backflow prevention bylaw enforcement personnel
 Plumbing Inspectors
 Municipal employees who are planning on starting a cross connection/backflow preven-tion program
 Current and active OWWA backflow testers

Start: November 17, 2016 8:30 am
End: November 17, 2016 4:00 pm

February 9, 2017

2017 OWWA Construction Seminar: Bridging the Gap Between Owners, Consultants and Contractors

2017 OWWA Construction Seminar: Bridging the Gap Between Owners, Consultants and Contractors

Agenda Information Here!

 Register Here!

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Mississauga Grand Banquet and Event Centre
35 Brunel Road, Mississauga

This seminar will be of special interest to anyone involved in the construction phase of a project, whether water or wastewater field; and, whether linear or vertical works.

This includes:
· Municipal Owners
· Purchasing Departments
· Consultants
· Contractors
· Sub-trades
· Suppliers
· Operators

CEUs will be awarded for completion of this seminar.
Sponsored by:
OWWA Construction Committee

Start: February 9, 2017 8:00 am
End: February 9, 2017 3:30 pm
Venue: Mississauga Grand
35 Brunel Road, Mississauga

May 31, 2017 – June 2, 2017

Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway Green Infrastructure Conference

Save the date for the first ever Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Green Infrastructure Conference, May 31 – June 2, 2017, at Cobo Hall in Detroit, Michigan. This conference will draw up to 1,000 engineers, landscape architects, water quality professionals, government officials (local, state, provincial, and federal), developers, planners, academia, drain and road agencies, conservation and non-profit organizations, and interest groups from around the Great Lakes basin in Canada and the U.S.

 This is the first conference to focus on using green infrastructure across the landscape with a primary goal to protect the surface waters in the Great Lakes region. The time is right for a comprehensive look at this important topic.

For more information please click here

Abstract Submission

Start: May 31, 2017 8:00 am
End: June 2, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Detroit, MI
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