The next meeting will be held Wednesday September 7th, 2016 @ 1:30 – 4:00PM - 125 Resources Road, 2nd floor, Room N219, Etobicoke, ON
The proposed agenda for this meeting includes:
Review survey results
Presentation by Hamilton Water and discussion time set aside
Facilitated discussion on #1 Survey topic – Resource Recovery:
Outcomes, leading examples
Clarity on what group wants to focus on re: Resource Recovery
Should the general topic of Resource Recovery be explored over a serious of meetings? For each meeting a leading communities could present on a specific aspect of Resource Recovery as a preamble to the general practitioners discussion.
10 minute update from Modernization of Approvals – Air & Noise EASR
The teleconference information is as follows:
Bell Conference ID: 9705812
Bell Dial-IN Local: 416-212-8014
Bell Dial-IN Toll Free: 1-866-500-5845
Please RSVP to Megan.Inacio@ontario.ca if you will be attending in person.
WEFTEC Canadian Hotel Block
September 24 - 28, 2016 - New Orleans, Lousiana
A block of rooms has been held for Canadians at the Embassy Suites New Orleans
On Sunday April 10, 2016, WEAO hosted its Annual General Meeting at the Marriott Gateway Hotel in Niagara Falls.
Congratulations to our newly-elected Board Directors – Shirley Anne Smyth of Environment and Climate Change Canada / Government of Canada, and Edgar Tovilla of the City of Barrie.
Thank you to our fantastic slate of candidates and to you, our members for voting in the election!
International Water and Wastewater Certification Awards for Ontario
Ontario's Water and Wastewater Certification Program and manager Brian Gildner have received North American-wide awards from the Association of the Boards of Certification.
The program's outstanding contribution to advancing the knowledge and performance of environmental professionals has been recognized with the 2016 Certification Program Award. Brian Gildner was honoured with the Robert C. McAnespie Outstanding Certification Officer Award for his leadership in the development of North American-wide certification standards.
The certification program's win makes Ontario only the second Canadian jurisdiction to receive this award in the last 20 years. It is a great achievement to be selected for these awards by an organization that recognizes the highest standards of excellence in training and certification.
being the first Canadian jurisdiction to introduce mandatory entry-level training and develop a code of conduct for operators
introducing rigorous continuing education requirements, including a unique mandatory course
leading the development of Canadian best practices which were the springboard for ABC's model standards.
Water professionals' skills are fundamental to delivering safe drinking water and protecting public health. Ontario's comprehensive certification and training program ensures water and wastewater systems have fully qualified and trained staff.
Requirements under the Environmental Bill of Rights for Posting of Wastewater Environmental Compliance Approval Applications on the Environment Registry