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, 2019

OWWA Treatment Seminar 2019

Optimization Through Construction and Beyond

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Secure your spot today by registering early!

This year’s seminar features industry experts providing the latest guidelines, research and case studies on optimization of various drinking water treatment processes as well as best practices to maintain water treatment plant production during major construction.

Start: March 27, 2019 8:30 am
End: March 27, 2019 4:00 pm
Venue: Mississauga Grand

April 3, 2019

Spring SCOWWA Conference

Program Coming Soon!

Date: April 3, 2019
Location: Holiday Inn & Suites Parkway Conference Centre, St Catharines, ON

Delegates $77.25
Suppliers OWWEA members $206 (booth plus 1 rep), $77.25 per additional rep
Suppliers non-OWWEA members $257.50 (booth plus 1 rep), $77.25 per additional rep


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View the Program here!


April 9, 2019

Total Water Solutions Seminar – Thunder Bay

This seminar covers a wide range of water topics which will be of special interest to municipal operators, municipal management, and design engineers.

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*CEU application pending

Date: April 9, 2019
Location: Hampton Inn Thunder Bay

Start: April 9, 2019 8:00 am
End: April 9, 2019 3:30 pm
Venue: Hampton Inn Thunder Bay

May 6, 2019 – May 8, 2019

Ontario’s Water Conference & Trade Show

This year’s conference takes place at:

Ottawa Shaw Centre
55 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 9J2

Thank you to our Platinum Partner:


OWWEA’s Annual Golf Tournament: Monday May 6th, 2019

Conference Opening Reception: Evening of Monday May 6th, 2019

Programming: May 7 & 8

Start: May 6, 2019
End: May 8, 2019

May 6, 2019

OWWA/IOA Ozone Workshop

OWWA/IOA Ozone Workshop

This workshop will take place in conjunction with Ontario’s Water Conference & Trade Show. This event will be of special interest to design engineers, municipal operators, and municipal managers. *CEU application in progress

Learning Objectives:

1)     Understanding the components and operation of an ozone system

2)     Applications of Ozone in Water Treatment

3)     Ozone system design and operation costs

Date: Monday May 6, 2019
Time: 1:00-3:30
Location: Shaw Centre (Room TBD)

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*Registration is separate from the annual conference registration


Start: May 6, 2019 1:00 pm
End: May 6, 2019 3:30 pm
Venue: Shaw Centre

May 6, 2019

Young Professionals Negotiations Workshop

Date: May 6, 2019
Time: 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Location: Shaw Centre, Otawa (In conjunction with Ontario’s Water Conference & Trade Show) *You must register separately from the conference*

Join the Young professionals committee for a negotiations workshop to further your skills in Negotiation, Team Work, and Decision Making in the workplace. This workshop is lead by Young Professionals.

Workshop Objectives:

  • Build your confidence and credibility in asking for what you want
  • Become more strategic in your professional and personal negotiations
  • Identify barriers to reaching mutually agreeable negotiation results
  • Establish common ground with negotiating parties


Young Professionals: $50 +hst
Students: $40 +hst

*Registration includes light refreshments

Start: May 6, 2019 1:30 pm
End: May 6, 2019 3:30 pm
Venue: Shaw Centre

May 14, 2019 – May 15, 2019

Northeastern Ontario Waterworks Conference 2019

Northeastern Ontario Waterworks Conference 2019

Date: May 14th & 15th, 2019
Event Location: Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre 50 Pim St., Sault Ste. Marie, ON

Hotel Accommodations:

Delta Hotels Sault Ste. Marie Waterfront

Book your group rate for Northeastern Ontario Waterworks Conference 2019



Start: May 14, 2019
End: May 15, 2019

June 10, 2019

Canadian Water Forum

Canadian Water Forum Sponsorship Program

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. 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 10, 2019 5:30 pm
End: June 10, 2019 7:30 pm
Venue: Wynkoop Brewing Company - Pool Hall
1634 18th Street, Denver, 80202, United States

June 23, 2019 – June 27, 2019

IWA – International Young Water Professionals Conference

The global event for Young Water Professionals.

The International Young Water Professionals Conference brings together 300 water, environment and related young professionals from across the globe and showcases how the young water professionals are making impact across the sector as well as offering capacity development and training sessions to further skill our future water leaders to tackle the demands from the water sector. 

Start: June 23, 2019
End: June 27, 2019
Venue: Ryerson University Toronto
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