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Keynote speaker Bob McDonald, host of CBC's "Quirks &
Quarks", spoke of the importance of conserving water.

BILL GARIBALDI,
MTE
PAST PRESIDENT,
OWWA

NUMBER OF CONFERENCES ATTENDED:
NINE OR TEN
FAVOURITE THING ABOUT THE
CONFERENCE: EARLY IN MY CAREER, IT
WAS THE TRADESHOW AND SEEING ALL
THE NEW EQUIPMENT AND TECHNOLOGIES.
RECENTLY, I'VE BEEN MORE DRAWN TO THE
TECHNICAL SESSIONS.
SOMETHING UNEXPECTED AT THIS
CONFERENCE: I'M AMAZED BY THE
COORDINATION REQUIRED TO SET UP THE
TRADESHOW AND ALL THE HANDS-ON
GUIDANCE PROVIDED BY THE ORGANIZERS.
KEY TAKEAWAY FROM THE CONFERENCE:
I'VE NOW FINISHED MY ROLE AS
OWWA PRESIDENT!

Representatives from five Niagara Region charities display
donation cheques from OWWA, OWWEA and OMWA; the funds
were donated instead of being used for speaker gifts.

ALYSONE WILL, CMP,
ABSOLUTE
CONFERENCES &
EVENTS INC.
CONFERENCE
ORGANIZER

MARCUS FIRMAN, DISTRICT
MUNICIPALITY OF MUSKOKA
CONFERENCE CHAIR/
INCOMING PRESIDENT,
OWWA

NUMBER OF CONFERENCES ATTENDED: EIGHT
FAVOURITE THING ABOUT THE CONFERENCE:
WORKING WITH THE COMMITTEE AND THE
CREATIVITY THAT YOU CAN BRING TO THE EVENT!
I ALSO ENJOY LEARNING ABOUT THE INDUSTRY
AND BRINGING NEW IDEAS AND ACTIVITIES TO THE
TABLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
SOMETHING UNEXPECTED AT THIS CONFERENCE:
THERE ARE ALWAYS SMALL THINGS THAT HAVE TO
BE OVERCOME: THIS YEAR, THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER
WAS ON PACIFIC TIME - IT WAS 5 A.M. FOR HIM!
KEY TAKEAWAY FROM THE CONFERENCE:
THERE'S A LOT OF WORK BEHIND THE SCENES FOR
10 MONTHS LEADING UP TO THESE COUPLE DAYS
BUT, IN THE END, IF THE CLIENT IS HAPPY, THEN
I'M HAPPY!

NUMBER OF CONFERENCES ATTENDED:
CLOSE TO 20!
FAVOURITE THING ABOUT THE CONFERENCE:
NETWORKING AND MEETING LIKE-MINDED
PEOPLE: I BELIEVE THAT WATER AND WASTEWATER
PROFESSIONALS ARE AMONG THE BEST PEOPLE
YOU'LL EVER MEET. THEY ARE SO PASSIONATE ABOUT
WHAT THEY DO - TRULY CUSTODIANS OF SAFE WATER!
SOMETHING UNEXPECTED AT THIS CONFERENCE:
NOTHING UNEXPECTED HAPPENED, THANKS TO ALL
THE GREAT WORK OF THE STAFF AND ORGANIZERS -
IT'S BEEN AMAZING!
KEY TAKEAWAY FROM THE CONFERENCE: FROM
OPERATORS, TO MANAGEMENT, TO DESIGN, TO NEW
TECHNOLOGY, THE CONFERENCE IS WHERE YOU COME
TO MEET THE BEST IN THEIR FIELDS!

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017

From the Publications Chair
OWWA President’s Message
The OMWA Report
The OWWEA Report
From Our AWWA Director
Niagara Falls Success!
Conference Sponsors
2017 Fuller Award
2017 OWWA Awards
Silver Water Drop
Water Efficiency Awards
OMWA Awards
OMWA Board of Directors and Executive Committee, 2017
Committee Reports
Harmful Algae Blooms: Management of Cyanotoxins in Drinking Water Treatment
OWWEA Member Listing
OWWEA Member News
Index of Advertisers | Ad.com
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - Intro
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - bellyband1
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - bellyband2
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - cover1
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - cover2
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 3
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 4
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 5
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 6
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - From the Publications Chair
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 8
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - OWWA President’s Message
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - The OMWA Report
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - The OWWEA Report
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 12
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - From Our AWWA Director
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - Niagara Falls Success!
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 15
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 16
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - Conference Sponsors
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 2017 Fuller Award
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 2017 OWWA Awards
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 20
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 21
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - Silver Water Drop
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - Water Efficiency Awards
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - OMWA Awards
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 25
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - OMWA Board of Directors and Executive Committee, 2017
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - Committee Reports
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 28
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 29
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - Harmful Algae Blooms: Management of Cyanotoxins in Drinking Water Treatment
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 31
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 32
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - OWWEA Member Listing
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 34
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 35
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - 36
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - OWWEA Member News
Ontario Pipeline - Summer 2017 - Index of Advertisers | Ad.com
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