Operations Challenge

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Five events test the diverse skills required for the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment facilities and their collection systems. The Operations Challenge is open to members from the water and wastewater environment industry. We run a fun, competitive annual challenge that’s designed to test the diverse skills required for the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment facilities and their collection systems. Are you up for the challenge?

Contact List of Ops Challenge Committee members 

Operations Challenge approved for Training Hours 

2020 Operations Challenge - Competition Events:

Collections - Description

Collections - Rules

Pump Maintenance - Description

Pump Maintenance - Procedure

Safety - Description

Safety - Procedure

Process Control - Description

Process Control - Simulator

1) Download the software installation program (comes with an example of the pre-competition handout)

2) Request a keycode for activation

3) Ignore the Multiple Choice quiz program (will be installed as part of the download) – it will NOT be used in 2020

Process Control - Rules

Lab - Description

Lab - Procedure

The Operations Challenge Committee also organizes the annual PWO Tour and Totally Wasted Game Show as part of the 2020 WEAO Technical Symposium and OPCEA Exhibition, taking place at the Sheraton Toronto Downtown Hotel from April 26-28, 2020. 

Committee Chair

Jeff Johnson

asl roteq

Carrie Brunet

Niagara Region

Gary Burrows

City of London

Ray Davis

Courtice WPCP

Marcus Henderson

KSB Pumps Inc.

Barry Hughes

Region of Durham

Kent Keeling

City of Peterborough

Marcel Misuraca

Ontario Clean Water Agency

Dawn Riekenbrauck

CIMA+

Kenneth Ryder

Conval Process Solutions

Kyle Snell

York Region

Spencer Snowling

Hydromantis ESS, Inc.

Richard Szigeti

City of Toronto

Krista Thomas

City of Peterborough

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