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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.

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 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 16, 2019

Managing Legionella Risk in Buildings through Water Safety Management Planning

A cooperative course presented by Federal and Provincial partners to provide education on effective water safety management plans to reduce exposure to Legionella. Multiple stakeholders should be involved in this management practice, from building/healthcare owners and managers to safety managers, public water operations, public health officials and inspectors. Each has a role to play in reducing Legionella exposure and Legionnaires’ disease.

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Start: May 16, 2019 8:00 am
End: May 16, 2019 4:30 pm
Venue: 125 Resources Rd Toronto, ON
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