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.

March 27, 2017

Wetlands: Sustainability in Perspective – A National Engineering Month Symposium

Seneca Environmental Association (SEA) at Seneca College is celebrating the National Engineering Month by organizing a day-long Symposium titled “Wetlands: Sustainability in Perspective”, to be held on March 27th, 2017 at the College’s Newnham Campus!  This event will focus on the process of engineering wetland environments, the importance of wetland conservation and natural preservation, as well as address concerns of species at risk in our local wetlands.


This event is open to the public.  We will be expecting 150 attendees including students, industry professionals, and faculty members of the School of Environmental and Civil Engineering Technology.


To register, or for more information, please email:

Date: March 27, 2017
Venue: Seneca College Newnham Campus

April 5, 2017

South Central Ontario Water Works Association Spring Conference

South Central Ontario Water Works Association

Spring Conference

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Holiday Inn & Suites, Parkway Conference Centre, St. Catharines, ON


Supplier Information

*For questions or more information contact Matt Bender, 519-575-4400 ext 3132

Date: April 5, 2017
Venue: Holiday Inn & Suites, Parkway Conference Centre
St. Catharines, ON

May 7, 2017 – May 10, 2017

Ontario’s Water Conference & Trade Show 2017

Registration is open for the 2017 Conference & Trade Show in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Click here for details.

The 2017 Program includes several scheduling changes:

  1. OWWEA Golf Day will now be hosted on Sunday May 7
  2. Conference & Trade Show Welcome Reception will be held on Monday May 8
  3. Technical Program will proceed all day Tuesday May 9 and Wednesday May 10

Early-Early-Bird Rates are available until December 31, 2016.

Start: May 7, 2017
End: May 10, 2017
Venue: Scotiabank Convention Centre
6815 Stanley Ave, Niagara Falls, ON, L2G 3Y9 , Canada

May 16, 2017 – May 17, 2017

2017 Northeastern Ontario Water Works Conference

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Tuesday, May 16th & Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

This year’s Northeastern Ontario Water Works Conference will be held in North Bay, ON

Registration packages will be available later in April.

Please make note of this event in your calendar.

Join Us For:
The Annual Drinking Water Taste Test
Guest Speakers & Presentations
Water Treatment & Distribution Training
Supplier Booths & Equipment Displays
Awards & Prizes

Delegate Contact:
Scott Ward
City of Greater Sudbury

Supplier Contact:
Mark Beaudry, Wamco


Best Western North Bay Hotel & Conference Centre
700 Lakeshore Dr. North Bay, ON P1A 2G4
(705) 474-5800

Start: May 16, 2017
End: May 17, 2017
Venue: Best Western North Bay Hotel & Conference Centre
700 Lakeshore Dr. North Bay, ON P1A 2G4

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

June 12, 2017

Canadian Water Forum at ACE 17

Stay Tuned for Registration!

ACE 17 Event! The Canadian Water Forum is a friendly event where you can say ‘Hello’ to old friends and meet new
ones. This event is organized by the AWWA Canadian Affairs Committee with the five Canadian
Sections and will be held at the The Lucky Strike, Philadelphia PA.

Location: The Lucky Strike Philadelphia – 1336 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Date: June 12, 2017, 5:30 – 7:30 PM

If you would like to sponsor this event, please click here!  The success of this event is made in
part by the generous support of the Canadian water works industry and companies like yours. Don’t miss
out on this opportunity!

Start: June 12, 2017 5:30 pm
End: June 12, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: The Lucky Strike Philadelphia
1336 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

June 22, 2017

Canadian Water Summit


Leading Collaboration to Action – Bold Directions for Water Policy and Investment

Municipalities, industry and public ratepayers all agree that clean, accessible water and the smart stewardship of our natural and built water systems are critical to the Canadian way of life in our urban and rural areas. As Canada celebrates its 150th birthday, we will explore the strong leadership, progressive policies and winning asset management methods being applied to our natural and built water systems across the country. This leadership will sustain our most precious resource for decades to come.

Join us in Toronto for the 8th annual Canadian Water Summit on June 22, 2017 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. More information will posted soon on the CWS website.

Date: June 22, 2017
Venue: Sheraton Centre
Toronto, ON , Canada
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