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.

August 2, 2017

UV Treatment Webinar

Join the Treatment and YP committees for a FREE webinar on UV Treatment Applications in Drinking Water on August 2nd, 12:00 – 1:30 pm. Our exciting line-up of speakers provides a range of perspectives on UV fundamentals, design and implementation. This event is eligible for on the job training hours, register here to join online.

Start: August 2, 2017 12:00 pm
End: August 2, 2017 1:30 pm

August 10, 2017

Burlington WPP Tour

Burlington WPP Tour

The YP and Treatment committees are pleased to offer a tour of the Burlington Water Purification Plant at 2 pm on August 10th. The Burlington WPP has a total capacity of 263 MLD, supported by the Actiflo process for coagulation and sedimentation, intermediate ozonation, and biofiltration. On the Job Training hours will be offered for this tour – please see the attached advertisement for more details and register here. Spaces are limited so sign up soon!

Start: August 10, 2017 2:00 pm
End: August 10, 2017 4:00 pm

August 20, 2017

Student Chapter Leadership Forum

Aug. 20th Student Chapter Leadership Forum

The OWWA and WEAO Student Chapter Leadership forum will be held at the University of Toronto on August 20th, and will feature an introduction to career options in the water industry as well as professional development sessions for the leadership of the OWWA and WEAO’s University and College chapters. Interested students can contact their Chapter Lead – spaces are limited. If you are not sure whom to contact, please reach out to Natasha Lee or Sarah Larlee.

Date: August 20, 2017
Venue: University of Toronto

September 21, 2017

OWWA/WEAO joint Fall Social

The OWWA/WEAO joint Fall Social will be held on September 21st. Further details will be announced shortly, and we look forward to seeing you in the Fall!

Date: September 21, 2017

September 21, 2017

OWWA Distribution Seminar

Save the Date!

Details to be confirmed.

Start: September 21, 2017 8:00 am
End: September 21, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: Mississauga Grand
35 Brunel Road, Mississauga

October 3, 2017 – October 4, 2017

Western Ontario Water Works Conference

Western Ontario Water Works Conference

Presented by WOWWA

October 3 & 4 2017

For 2017 Delegate Workshop & Conference Info and Agenda, please click here 

For 2017 Supplier Registration Info, please click here 

Beginning in 2017 registrations will only be accepted online. (no cheques or cash will be accepted)

For Delegate registration online, please click here 

For Supplier registration online, please click here

To book a room, please see below:

Western Ontario Waterworks (OR copy and paste the following link into a web browser)


Western Ontario Waterworks (OR copy and paste the following link into a web browser)

Four Points by Sheraton London
1150 Wellington Road, London, ON

For more information contact: Sharon Bottomley :

Or,  for Exhibitor Specific Questions: Glenn Hudacek :

Start: October 3, 2017
End: October 4, 2017
Venue: Four Points by Sheraton London
1150 Wellington Road, London, ON

October 24, 2017

WEAO/OWWA Utility Management Forum

Welcome to the beautiful City of Toronto, and the 2017 WEAO/OWWA Utility Management Forum (UMF), which will be Held at Edwards Gardens on Tuesday October 24, 2017.

The Water Environment Association of Ontario & Ontario Water Works Association are providing a comprehensive forum to meet the needs of the utility managers and other leaders in the Province. This one day session will allow leaders to take a moment to interact in an open and information-filled forum, which will address the problems they face daily, and discuss solutions and initiatives practiced by others in dealing with them.

This year’s Forum will build on the successes of the last two years, provide more networking opportunities with peers, and include three relevant keynote addresses.

The Forum will highlight published reports on Staffing done by The New York Water Environment Association (NYWEA), and the British Columbia Water and Wastewater Association (BCWWA). Other topics on projects within Ontario will be discussed also.

The six breakout sessions include:

•  Storm Water Management

•  Climate Change

•  Smart Cities

•  Asset Management

•  Operations – Staffing Water Facilities into the Future

•  Source Water/Great Lakes.

Register Here

Start: October 24, 2017 8:00 am
End: October 24, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Edwards Gardens

October 26, 2017

Satellites, Meters and Audit Validation – OWWA Water Efficiency Workshop

**Registration Now Open**

Register Here


Presentation Abstracts

Satellites, Meters and Audit Validation – Presented by the OWWA Water Efficiency Committee

Thursday October 26, 2017
Region of Waterloo Museum, 10 Huron Road, Kitchener, ON

Learn about new technologies and best practices that reduce system water losses for utilities and their customers. This seminar will be of special interest for: Consultants, Water Supply Managers, Water System Operators, Engineers, Procurement Professionals, Financial Analysts

*Featuring a New Technology Panel



Date: October 26, 2017
Venue: Region of Waterloo Museum
10 Huron Road, Kitchener, ON

November 1, 2017

South Central Ontario Water Works Conference

Presented by SCOWWA

Save the Date!

November 1st 2017
Bingeman's Convention Centre
425 Bingemans Centre Drive
Kitchener, Ontario
Date: November 1, 2017
Venue: Bingeman's Convention Centre
425 Bingemans Centre Drive, Kitchener, Ontario

November 2, 2017

OWWA Automation Seminar

Save the Date!

Details to be confirmed.

Start: November 2, 2017 8:00 am
End: November 2, 2017 4:00 pm
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