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WEF/IWA Nutrient Removal and Recovery 2013: Trends in Resource Recovery and Use

July 28-31, 2013

Vancouver, BC


AMO AGM and Annual Conference 2013
Save the Date!   
The annual OCWA Technology Showcase and Fundraising Dinner for GlobalMedic will take place December 3 and 4 at the Hilton Toronto Airport. Program information and registration coming soon to www.ocwa.com/technology_showcase. Please bookmark! 

Industry News

New Elements of the Ontario Clean Water Act Has Some Politicians Worried

New elements of the Ontario Clean Water Act that took effect Jan. 1, say politicians are responsible for the systems they oversee. Read More (courtesy Owen Sound Sun Times) 
Ottawa Appoints Former Politicians to International Joint Commission

The federal government has appointed two former Conservative politicians to fill vacancies at the International Joint Commission, a key bilateral institution that oversees water that Canada shares with the United States.

Read More (Courtesy The Globe and Mail)  

Billion-Year-Old Water Found Underground Near Timmins, Ontario
A team of U.K.-Canadian scientists have discovered billion-year-old water deep underground in an Ontario mine.
Read more (courtesy National Post) 

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Waterline June 2013

Feature Articles    
ConditionCondition Assessment Offers Long-Term Savings for Municipalities
Aging water infrastructure can turn into major issue
Municipalities across North America are faced with aging water infrastructures that, if not managed properly, may turn into major political, financial, and economic issues.  Although municipalities understand the predicament, the water infrastructure has taken the back seat to other, more pressing services and social issues.  Read More  
Young Innovators Challenged at SCInnovation Day
OCWA participates in inaugural MaRS Centre event

Students working on their challenges during SCInnovation Day

OCWA was pleased to participate at the first ever SCInnovation Day, June 11 at the MaRS Centre.  SCInnovation is a unique event that targets high school students and encourages them to pursue careers in science and technology.  Read More 

OCWA in the Community

CleanOCWA's A Prescription for Clean Water Launches in Northern Ontario
Local operations team holds take-back event at Temiskaming Green Expo

Staff from Northeast Ontario pose with local pharmacist during OCWA's pharmaceutical take-back event at the inaugural Temiskaming Green Expo held on June 8     
OCWA Golf Tournament Raises Over $3,500 for GlobalMedic
OCWA South Peel Staff take a break at Lakeview Golf Course during a tournament that raised $3,865 in support of OCWA's "Drop in the Bucket" campaign for GlobalMedic

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