Calendar of 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.

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.

Registration is now closed

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

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

Online registration for this event has now closed.

To register please contact 705-971-8904


Supplier Information Sheet

Golf Information Sheet

Application for 25 Years

Board Member Nomination Form

Water Taste Test

Start: May 14, 2019
End: May 15, 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

Ottawa Water Throughout the Years – A Historical Walking Tour

Join fellow Conference attendees for a 2.5 km guided historical tour of Ottawa water landmarks including:
• Fleet Street Pumping Station
• LeBreton Flats Aqueduct
• Rideau Canal drainage
• Historic Parliament Hill Wells
• Early Twentieth-Century Mineral Water Bottling Plant

Date: Monday May 6, 2019
Departure Time: 10 a.m.
Registration: $5 Donation to Water For People

Tour Leaders: Ian Douglas, City of Ottawa Water & Forrest Pass, City of Ottawa Museums
Tour will depart from the Shaw Centre Main Entrance and end at Fleet Street Pumping Station 2.5 Km away.

This event is sold out!

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Start: May 6, 2019 10:00 am
End: May 6, 2019 12:00 pm

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

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

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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March 27, 2019

OWWA Treatment Seminar 2019

Optimization Through Construction and Beyond

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Registration is now closed.

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

February 28, 2019

OWWA/WEAO Climate Change Seminar

Impacts, Improvements and Innovations: Community Resiliency

Water and wastewater systems involve complex interactions between human, technological and environmental components. Resilience is the ability of these systems to absorb disturbances and adapt while retaining their core functions. Join us in the discussion of how to foster resilience and innovation in the management of water and wastewater systems in light of climate change.

Registration is now closed.

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Start: February 28, 2019 8:00 am
End: February 28, 2019 3:00 pm
Venue: Black Creek Pioneer Village

February 12, 2019

2019 OWWA Source Water Protection Seminar

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Registration is now closed

Start: February 12, 2019 8:00 am
End: February 12, 2019 3:45 pm
Venue: Mississauaga Grand
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