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OCWA's Disaster Prevention and Planning Workshops
As part of the ongoing workshop series, OCWA is pleased to offer our latest free workshop: Disaster Prevention and Planning. Click here for October dates across Ontario.
syrinixOCWA and Syrinix to Collaborate
OCWA is pleased to announce a collaboration deal with Syrinix, an award-winning UK based pipeline technology company. Read More 
Mississauga Presents Flood Mitigation Recommendations
The City of Mississauga recently unveiled recommendations intended to reduce the risk of flood damage in the case of a major downpour after flooding caused major damage after the July 8 rainstorms in the Greater Toronto Area.


Upcoming Events
showcaseRegistration Now Open! OCWA Technology Showcase & Fundraising Dinner for GlobalMedic    
Hear from experts and find out what's new and innovative in the water and wastewater industry. Hurry, space is limited!
December 3 and 4
Hilton Toronto Airport www.ocwa.com/technology_showcase
World Water-Tech North America
October 29-30, 2013
Toronto, ON
OCWA contacts receive 20% off registration - email alane@ocwa.com to receive the promo code!
October 5-9
Chicago, Illinois

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Waterline September 2013

Feature Articles

interviewTurning Wastewater Treatment Plants into Energy-Positive Resource Centres
An interview with Hamburg Wasser's Bernd Zacharias
OCWA is pleased to support the World Water-Tech North America Summit, taking place in Toronto October 29-30 (www.watertechtoronto.rethinkevents.com). As a preview to the session, we bring you an interview with one of the speakers, Bernd Zacharias, Director of Business Development at Hamburg Wasser in Germany. Mr. Zacharias will be sharing the experiences of Hamburg Wasser in turning wastewater treatment plants into energy-positive resource centres.
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Engaging Youth in Water Careers
GET WET! video contest co-sponsored by OCWA aims at attracting students
The winners of 2012's GET WET! video contest pose with their prize
Ontario high school students are being given an opportunity to win some great prizes by submitting a 2-3 minute video on the theme: "Life is More Fun with Water." In its second year, the contest is being co-sponsored by OCWA and Ontario Municipal Water Association, Ministry of the Environment, Ontario Water Works Association, Water Environment Association of Ontario and Ontario Water Works Equipment Association.
OCWA in the Community
OCWA Taps Into Blue W
Community-based program promotes tap water - Union Water Supply System comes aboard
OCWA is pleased to partner with Blue W, a unique community-based program dedicated to promoting municipal tap water as a healthy, easily accessible alternative to purchasing bottled drinks.

OCWA Pitches in to Keep our Shorelines Clean
Staff across agency participate in the Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-up
Staff from the Elgin Area Primary Water Supply System take a break from cleaning almost 150 pounds of debris!
OCWA was proud to have participated in this year's Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-up, started 20 years ago and recognized as one of the largest direct action conservation programs.

OCWA Lends a Hand at the 2013 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo 

OCWA's Emergency Response Team prepares treatment system for the 2013 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo, held this year in Perth County.
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