Government Affairs

The GAC monitors and reviews existing and proposed legislation, regulation, and policies in the environmental field with specific emphasis on water resource-related issues, communicates with all levels of government, and disseminates pertinent information to WEAO membership.

The Government Affairs Committee is open to members from the water and wastewater environment industry with an interest in government interaction.  Our mission is to provide input into environmental regulation formulation and be recognized as a technical resource to government regarding policies that preserve and enhance Ontario’s water environment.

Presentation:  Experience on System-wide ECAs for Wastewater Collection by Ontario Municipalities

Committee Chair

Robert Muir

Dillon Consulting Limited

Susan Atlin

City of Toronto

Justyna Burkiewicz

Region of Peel

Gary Burrows

City of London

Sangeeta Chopra

Ontario Clean Water Agency

Anna Cleaver


Patrick Coleman Ph.D., P.Eng.


Rosanna DiLabio

Pinchin Ltd.

David Evans

R. V. Anderson

Brian Gage

Aqua Technical Sales Inc.

Brenda Lucas


Frank Quarisa

City of Toronto

Cordell Samuels

Cole Engineering Group Limited

Phil Sidhwa

Orgatec Energy Inc.

Edgar Tovilla P.Eng., PhD

Town of Georgina

Scott Wei

Kevin Yu

Associated Engineering (ont.) Ltd.

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