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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 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**

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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 2, 2017

2017 OWWA Automation Workshop

2017 Fall Automation Workshop

Theme: SCADA Revolution
Date: Nov 2nd, 2017, 8:30am – 4:00pm
Hosted By: OWWA Automation Committee

Bill Hollifield, PAS – Keynote Presentation Maximizing Operator Effectiveness: High Performance HMIs, Alarm Management, and Procedural Automation

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Start: November 2, 2017 8:30 am
End: November 2, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: Mississauga Grand
35 Brunel Road, Mississauga

November 9, 2017

2017 Cross Connection Control Seminar

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*OWWA Testers – you qualify for the member rate!

RIM Park – Room 207 2001 University Ave E, Waterloo, ON N2K 4K4

Thursday November 9, 2017

About the Seminar: The objectives of this workshop are to inform, educate and provide answers to testers, operators 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 prevention program • Current and active OWWA backflow testers

Start: November 9, 2017 8:30 am
End: November 9, 2017 3:30 pm

November 16, 2017

2017 OWWA/WEAO Climate Change Seminar

Please plan on joining us November 16, 2017 at the Corporate Event Centre – Mississauga

For the Joint OWWA/WEAO Climate Change Committee’s 2017 Fall Seminar where we will be exploring the theme of:

Climate Change and Infrastructure Design

Hitting a Moving Target

 Designing infrastructure today to adapt to the risks of tomorrows climate can provide its challenges….   Sharpen your aim at our Fall 2017 seminar “Climate Change and Infrastructure Design – Hitting a moving target” for a day filled with informative presentations and networking opportunities.

~~~Corporate Event Centre – 5110 Creekbank Road, Mississauga, Ontario~~~

View the Flyer here

OWWA Members Register Here

WEAO Members Register Here

Date: November 16, 2017
Venue: Corporate Event Centre
Suite 100 - 5110 Creekbank Rd., Mississauga, ON, L4W 0A1, Canada

November 23, 2017

Certification & Education Fall Seminar

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Start: November 23, 2017 8:30 am
End: November 23, 2017 3:30 pm
Venue: Mississauga Grand
35 Brunel Road, Mississauga

February 8, 2018

OWWA Construction Seminar

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Register Today!

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 • Legal Counsel • Consultants • Contractors • Sub-trades • Suppliers • Operators

Start: February 8, 2018 8:00 am
End: February 8, 2018 3:30 pm
Venue: Mississauga Grand
35 Brunel Road, Mississauga
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