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Alberta Environment & Parks - Lead Guidance Document

posted on Nov 13 2019

Background:In March 2019, Health Canada published a new lead limit for the Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality (GCDWQ). The new guideline for lead introduces two (2) fundamental changes from how lead has been managed in drinking…

Office Closed - November 12-15, 2019

posted on Nov 8 2019

Please be advised the AWWOA office will be closed November 12-15, 2019 for Executive Meetings and the 2nd Annual Water Week Conference. Regular office hours resume Monday, November 18

Executive Board Nominations Now Open

posted on Oct 9 2019

AWWOA is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Executive Board. The nomination deadline is December 1st, 2019. Nominations are being accepted in the following categories: one member from a municipality over 150,000 one member from a community…

Water Week Conference Nov 13-15, 2019

posted on Oct 8 2019

  Registration is CLOSED.  To register, please visit the registration desk on site.     Join us from November 13 - 15, 2019 at the DoubleTree Hotel in West Edmonton.   The conference will provide delegates with 0.9 CEUs, access to technical…

Water Week Pre-Conference Workshops Announced

posted on Sep 25 2019

Registration is now open for our 2nd Annual Water Week Conference Workshops! Workshops take place Wednesday, November 13 from 8:30 am - 11:45 am and offer 0.3 CEUs. Workshop #1: Operator Training, Awareness and CompetencyPresented by: Shane…

Congratulations to the Winners at WCW19!

posted on Sep 24 2019

Last week at the 2019 Western Canada Water Conference & Exhibition in Edmonton, members were recognized with a variety of awards. Help us congratulate the following Alberta-based water/wastewater professionals and facilities on their accomplishments!WILLIAM…

Upcoming Training for October

posted on Sep 19 2019

Looking to take a certification exam? The AWWOA has a variety of preparation courses coming up in October.     Upcoming Training Entry Level TrainingOctober 3 & 4, 2019 - Edmonton, AB Small Water Systems OperationsOctober 3, 2019 - Calgary,…

Water Week Technical Program Announced

posted on Sep 11 2019

Water Week features over 25 technical sessions including a variety of topics within the water and wastewater industry covering water treatment, wastewater treatment, water distribution and wastewater collection.  The technical program for…

2019 - 20 Training Calendar Now Available

posted on Aug 13 2019

The training calendar for the upcoming 2019-20 year is now available! Registration for all training is open. Visit the Training section of the AWWOA website to view the full training calendar and description of each course.  September - October…

It Matters Little What Title We Hold

posted on Jul 10 2019

In the working world many people strive for that ever so important job title. What position we hold and our job title mean so much to us. As a young man listening to some of the older men at work, one man said, “if you can’t eat it, what…