NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario, April 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ontario’s Water Conference & Trade Show kicks off on Monday April 30, 2018 as the province’s premier event for drinking water Managers, Operators, Consultants, Vendors, and Academics. In addition, in 2018 we are honoured to welcome over 30 water professionals from Ontario First Nations communities. This event features opening remarks from Paul Nieweglowski, Assistant Deputy Minister, Chief Drinking Water Inspector and Chief Compliance Officer for the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC), as well as updates from the Ontario Ministries of Infrastructure and Energy.

This event attracts experts in all aspects of water treatment and supply from around the world, who share their research and expertise with more than 1200 delegates. At the forefront of the conference is the theme of protecting public health through the provision of safe drinking water. The conference also recognizes cutting edge research from internationally acclaimed students from Ontario Universities. The Trade Show, held in partnership with the Ontario Water Works Equipment Association, is the largest gathering of suppliers and vendors engaged in the sector.

Highlights Include:

  • Wednesday remarks from Autumn Peltier - the 13-year old water advocate from Wiikwemkoong First Nations on Manitoulin Island who recently addressed the United Nations Assembly General about the need to protect our water and its significance to Indigenous people.
  • Tuesday Keynote Address from Canadian Comedian Kate Davis
  • Platinum sponsorship by Walkerton Clean Water Centre
  • Fresh Ideas & University Research Competitions

Ontario Water Works Association is the leading resource for Ontario’s water community, by sharing knowledge and developing solutions for effective water management. We provide leadership in the industry through education; innovation; continual improvements in customer relations, science, and technology; and participating in the development of government policy.


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www.waterconference.owwa.ca
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