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2021 Water Week Update

posted on Sep 22 2021

2021 Water Week Update With rising COVID-19 case numbers in Alberta, the AWWOA Executive Board has made the decision to move the 2021 Water Week Conference to a virtual event. As members of the water/wastewater community, the work you do everyday…

AWWOA Training Update

posted on Sep 21 2021

In line with current COVID-19 measures, AWWOA training venues (Chateau Louis - Edmonton, Hotel Blackfoot - Calgary and Radisson Hotel - Red Deer) will be following the Alberta Restriction Exemption Program (REP). In order to enter facilities…

2021 Golf Tournament Wrap Up & Photos

posted on Sep 17 2021

  Thank you to everyone who joined us on Monday, September 13, 2021 at the Goose Hummock Golf Resort in Gibbons for our 4th Annual Golf Tournament! It was a beautiful sunny day and we couldn't have asked for better weather.     OUR WINNERS…

Del Morrison Entrance Training Bursary

posted on Aug 10 2021

On June 30, 2021, the AWWOA Executive Board approved a motion that pays tribute to an iconic name in our industry! The Board moved to rename the AWWOA Entrance Training Bursaries after the late Del Morrison. The bursaries were established to…

Reflecting on Almost 40 Years and Planning for the Future: Blair Roy Marks Retirement from the City of St. Albert

posted on May 14 2021

After a 38 year-career, City of St. Albert water/wastewater operations veteran Blair Roy has made the move to retirement. Even though he officially retired on April 23, 2021, he still treats the municipality he served like his own. Known for…

Changes to Part 1 of the Standards for Municipal Waterworks

posted on Apr 9 2021

AEP has committed to the Alberta government’s ongoing commitment to reduce regulatory burden. To achieve a 12 per cent reduction of regulatory requirements in 2020-21, the standards and guidelines for municipal waterworks, wastewater and…

Meet Our 2021-22 Executive Board!

posted on Mar 15 2021

At the 46th Annual Operators Virtual Seminar, our 2021-22 Executive Board was announced. The AWWOA is pleased to introduce the following Board members. Congratulations to the elected Directors! 2021-22 Board of Directors Position Name Representing…

Congratulations to This Year's Award Recipients!

posted on Mar 14 2021

During the 46th Annual Operators Virtual Seminar, awards were presented to some very deserving individuals. If you missed out on the Seminar, check out the list below. Steve Blonsky, Honorary Life Membership AwardThis award is presented to…

AWWOA Executive Director Receives H.M. Bailey Award

posted on Sep 18 2020

Congratulations to AWWOA's own Executive Director, Dan Rites for receiving the Western Canada Water H.M. Bailey Award! The H.M. Bailey Award was established in 1959 to acknowledge long, faithful and meritorious service in the field of public…

Is a Career in Water Right for You?

posted on Jul 5 2019

Have you ever thought about where your water comes from or where your water goes when you flush the toilet? Have you ever wondered who is responsible for ensuring you have immediate access to clean drinking water? These behind-the-scenes people…