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.

June 27, 2019

Latin America Export Forum

Latin America is a fast-growing region offering a wealth of export opportunities for Ontario companies.
The Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade would like to invite you to attend a half-day seminar focused on exports to Latin America, and one-on-one meetings with Area Directors of the different markets and Senior Export Advisor in the afternoon.

Click here to view the program 

Click here to register

Start: June 27, 2019 9:00 am
End: June 27, 2019 4:30 pm
Venue: Ontario Trade and Investment Centre (OITC), Main Theatre
250 Yonge Street, 35th Floor, Toronto , Canada

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

June 10, 2019

Canadian Water Forum at ACE19


This year’s event will be held at:

Wynkoop Brewing Company – Pool Hall

1634 18th Street

Denver, Colorado

June 10, 2019: 5:30PM – 7:30PM

Purchase your tickets HERE!

Tickets are $65.00 each

($75.00 at the door)


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 7, 2019

F.J Horgan Water Treatment Plant Tour

Save the Date!

Plant Tour organized by the OWWA Young Professionals Committee

Location:  201 Copperfield Rd, Scarborough, ON M1E 3T9

Time: TBC

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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

Click here to view the full program!

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)

Register Here!

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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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Register Today!

*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
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