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2016 Call for Abstracts for 45th Annual WEAO Technical Symposium and OPCEA Exhibition
April 10 - 12, 2016
Biosolids and International Year of Soils-from Cake to Dirt Seminar
November 17, 2015
The Webinar Series: Levels of Service - The Process, Experiences, and Challenges
December 3, 2015
Nominations for the WEAO Award Program for Exemplary Residuals & Biosolids Management are Now Being Accepted!
Submission Deadline: January 25, 2016
The purpose of this award program is to recognize and promote significant contributions in the field of residuals & biosolids management in Ontario.
This year only one award will be handed out. It will be awarded to the overall best submission among the four categories.
2016 Canadian Biosolids and Residuals Conference
May 17-19 2016
Join attendees from across the country in Edmonton from May 17-19 for the 2016 Canadian Biosolids and Residuals Conference. Our technical sessions will cover the latest innovations and advancements of existing residuals and biosolids technologies and management in a uniquely Canadian context.
Whether you are a seasoned biosolids professional or new to the field, this conference promises something for everyone.
Call for Abstracts - Deadline Extended
The deadline has been extended to October 15th! Please visit the Annual Conference page for more information.
INFLUENTS: Call for Submissions and Advertising
The theme for the next issue is SCADA and Automation. We need the computer and instrument types to put pen to paper and educate the industry! We are looking for articles on how to connect devices (Modbus, Ethernet IP, PROFIBUS, PROFINET, DeviceNet etc),SCADA software platforms, Web servers and offsite control, changes in SCADA programming, PLCs, data handling (filtering noise, archiving, creating trends, types of trends that are useful), setting regional SCADA standards, types of control loops and when to use them, future trends, how to write a process control narrative, cyber security, and key drawings required from designers. If you’ve done a project with an interesting SCADA element, we’d love to hear about that too!
The submission deadline is October 19. Please submit your articles to email@example.com.
For advertising inquiries, please contact Darrel Harris (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Wastewater Practitioner's Working Group
The Environmental Approvals Branch of the Ministry of the Environment (EAB) and the Water Environment Association of Ontario (WEAO) have formed a Wastewater Practitioner's Working Group (WPG) to create a forum for discussion on municipal, industrial and storm water management. Both groups will contribute to the information exchange, the technical discussions, training and finding opportunities for improvement of the Approvals process and its operational practices.
The WPG is not intended for discussion of environmental policy topics. The topics for discussion and details of location of the next meeting will be posted here after each meeting to encourage others interested to participate. We see the meetings to be dynamic in participation and scope, as others are invited to participate if interested.
The next meeting will be held Thursday October 15, 2015 @ 1:30 - 4:00PM - 125 Resources Road, 2nd floor, Room N219, Etobicoke, ON
The teleconference information is as follows:
Please RSVP to Steven Lue Steven.Lue@ontario.ca if you are interested in attending.
For the next WW Practitioners Group meeting on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, the proposed agenda includes:
Requirements under the Environmental Bill of Rights for Posting of Wastewater Environmental Compliance Approval Applications on the Environment Registry
OWWCO Photo Request
Ontario Water Wastewater Certification Office (OWWCO) is requesting photos of water/wastewater operators and facilities for use on our their new website.
Please forward pictures and any questions to: email@example.com
Dear friends and Great Lakes Guardians,
We share an incredible resource in the Great Lakes, one that is valuable not only for shipping, and agriculture and industry, but for our quality of life. The lakes provide us with, drinking water, fish, a cooling swim on a hot day, or a walk along a sandy beach. They are also home to thousands of creatures; fish, birds, sediment-dwelling organisms and plants that all need to be protected.
That's where we can use your help. Ontario is calling on not-for-profit community groups, youth groups, schools, First Nations and Métis communities and other local groups to help protect and restore their part of the Great Lakes by applying for a Great Lakes Guardian Community Fund grant.
The fund, now in its fourth year, supports community projects with a direct environmental benefit such as:
You can get a grant of up to $25,000 for your project. Smaller projects are also encouraged. This year's fund will award $1.5 million in total for eligible projects. Since 2012, $4.5M has been awarded to 221 community-based projects.
Projects must be completed by February 2017.
I strongly encourage you or your group to apply for a grant. Be a Great Lakes Guardian. Help us restore, protect, and conserve our Great Lakes to keep them drinkable, swimmable and fishable. Together we can make a real difference in Great Lakes communities across the province.
How to apply:
Applications will be accepted until October 23, 2015
How to apply:
WEAO Board Election 2015 Results
On Sunday April 19th WEAO hosted its 2015 Annual General Meeting at the Toronto Congress Centre.
Congratulations to our newly-elected Board Directors - Dean Iamarino from The Regional Municipality of Halton and Richard Szigeti from The City of Toronto.
Thank you to our fantastic slate of candidates and to you, our members for voting in the election!
WEAO’s 2015 Conference a Huge Success!!
It’s hard to believe that the WEAO Technical Symposium & OPCEA Exhibition was already a week ago!
Big thanks to all of the attendees who joined the many events, papers and celebrations over three days from Sunday to Tuesday last week. We couldn’t have done it without you!
WEAO’s 2015 Conference was another huge success thanks to your support! Check out some of the fun we had at #WEAO2015
Our Award-Winning Video!
Check our Upcoming Events to the right!
Or visit our Calendar of Events