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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…

Online & Home Study Training at Your Own Pace

posted on May 15 2019

AWWOA offers online and Home Study training options!       Advantages of Online & Home Study (Correspondence) training:    -Work from home, office (with employer approval), or anywhere with internet access    -Manage your training…

AWWOA has resources for you!

posted on Feb 28 2019

AWWOA's website is full of resources for Operators and Utilities. Check out the following links for more information on: Operational Succession for Utilities Vulnerability of Public Officials Getting on the Right Track Toolkit Flyer Operator…