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FEATURE | CONFERENCE

JIM
SMITH
Honoured with

2017 FULLER AWARD

T

he George Warren Fuller Award is presented to an
AWWA Section member for their distinguished service
to the water supply field in commemoration of the
sound engineering skill, brilliant diplomatic talent,
and constructive leadership
which characterized the life
of George Warren Fuller. This
Branch, and was responsible for developing the province's drinking water objectives and practices.
year, the AWWA recognizes Jim
Smith of the Ontario Drinking
Jim led the team that developed one of the first drinking water
Water Advisory Council.
regulations after the Walkerton drinking water tragedy. After the
introduction of the Safe Drinking Water Act, he became Ontario's
Jim started his drinking
water career with the Ontario
first Chief Drinking Water Inspector and the Assistant Deputy
Ministry of the Environment,
Minister of the Drinking Water Management Division.
shortly after graduating from
Jim worked hard to earn an MBA from the University of Toronto
Queens University in 1979
in 1990 while working full time. From 2009 to 2010, he was assigned
with a degree in Chemical
to Queen's University as the province's Amethyst Fellow at the
Engineering. He first became
School of Policy Studies where he lectured on the role of science
in policy development and risk communication.
involved with drinking water
related issues when he joined
After retiring from the Ministry in June 2012, Jim was appointed
the Hazardous Contaminants
to chair the Ontario Drinking Water Advisory Council in 2015 and
continues in that role today. The Council provides advice directly
Office in 1981. Jim became
to the Minister of Environment on all matters related to drinking
assistant director of the branch
water and particularly on drinking water Standards.
and then director in the early
Congratulations to Jim Smith on receiving this honour!
1990s. At that time, the branch
was reorganized and became
Please contact the OWWA office at office@owwa.ca if you would
the Standards Development
like to nominate someone for an AWWA award.

18 | O N T A R I O P I P E L I N E | SUMMER 2017

JIM LED THE
TEAM THAT
DEVELOPED ONE
OF THE FIRST
DRINKING WATER
REGULATIONS
AFTER THE
WALKERTON
DRINKING WATER
TRAGEDY.



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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