Calendar

Apr
24
Mon
Onsite Wastewater Practitioner Training (Days 1-4) @ High River, AB
Apr 24 – Apr 27 all-day

The Western Canada Onsite Wastewater Management Association provides an excellent industry training program for Onsite Wastewater Professionals throughout Western Canada through its Alberta chapter, the Alberta Onsite Wastewater Management Association. This training is recognized in the Western Provinces through Alberta Municipal Affairs and the New West Partnership Agreement (formerly TILMA). It is recognized federally through the Agreement on Internal Trade. This training program has been found to meet or exceed the requirements of the Agreement on Internal Trade and the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement.

As well as this industry certification program, the WCOWMA offers individual field and classroom training sessions for continuing education purposes. For information on training opportunities in your area, contact the WCOWMA office.

If you are interested in attending any of these training sessions, please complete the registration form which follows and click the register button to submit registration payment. Space in the training sessions is limited and is allotted on a first come, first served basis. Upon receipt of the completed form and payment for training, your course supplies will be sent to you for review prior to training. A minimum class of fifteen paid participants is required in order for the class to take place.

Apr
25
Tue
AWS Lunch n’ Learn
Apr 25 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

With the arrival of spring we can now start to focus on the upcoming construction season.  In order to refresh and hit the ground running AWS is offering the following Lunch n’ Learns.  Hopefully you’ll be able to learn something new that will help make 2017 as successful as possible.

Please RSVP to mail@wilbert.ca or 1(780)447-2222 as seating is limited.

 

Tuesday, April 25

Pressure Distribution – presented by Chad Widmer                                        9:30am – 11:30am

– a look at the objectives and design requirements of pressure distribution, the concepts of friction loss, and finally pump selection.  We will work on a design for a typical pressure distribution system.

At-grades – presented by Dale McLure                                                                  12:30pm – 2:30pm

– a look at the objectives and requirements of an LFH At-grade treatment system.  We will look at a typical layout and the installation practices used.

Apr
28
Fri
AWS Lunch n’ Learn
Apr 28 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

With the arrival of spring we can now start to focus on the upcoming construction season.  In order to refresh and hit the ground running AWS is offering the following Lunch n’ Learns.  Hopefully you’ll be able to learn something new that will help make 2017 as successful as possible.

Please RSVP to mail@wilbert.ca or 1(780)447-2222 as seating is limited.

 

Friday, April 28

Site Evaluation, Designs, Permits – presented by Dale McLure                  8:00am – 10:45am

– a talk on site evaluation requirements, the design process, permitting issues, follow up, and commissioning a system.  With a Q & A to follow, this presentation should answer many questions you have.

Pig Roast – hosted by AWS                                                                                          11:00am – 3:30pm

– please join us for our open house; jam packed with a trade show, equipment demo, plant tour, door prizes and raffles, show specials, and of course…lunch and beverages. This is a great opportunity to network, to talk to vendors, and to experience some AWS hospitality.

AWS Edmonton Pig Roast
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Pig Roast – hosted by AWS                                                                                          11:00am – 3:00pm

Please join us for our open house; jam packed with a trade show, equipment demo, plant tour, door prizes and raffles, show specials, and of course…lunch and beverages. This is a great opportunity to network, to talk to vendors, and to experience some AWS hospitality.

May
8
Mon
Site & Soils Evaluation @ Gull Lake, AB
May 8 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

The AOWMA is hosting a Site & Soils Evaluation Field Day in Gull Lake, AB May 8, 2017. This practical training day is a great opportunity to get hands-on experience evaluating a site, as well as practicing hand texturing and sampling. Installers who have recently completed the Onsite Wastewater Practitioner Training Program will be able to take their new knowledge and apply it on-site. Experienced designers and installers should also consider this opportunity to continue their education.

If you are interested in registering, you can download a registration form, register online, or contact the office.

May
9
Tue
Onsite Wastewater Practitioner Training (Days 5-8) @ High River, AB
May 9 – May 12 all-day

The Western Canada Onsite Wastewater Management Association provides an excellent industry training program for Onsite Wastewater Professionals throughout Western Canada through its Alberta chapter, the Alberta Onsite Wastewater Management Association. This training is recognized in the Western Provinces through Alberta Municipal Affairs and the New West Partnership Agreement (formerly TILMA). It is recognized federally through the Agreement on Internal Trade. This training program has been found to meet or exceed the requirements of the Agreement on Internal Trade and the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement.

As well as this industry certification program, the WCOWMA offers individual field and classroom training sessions for continuing education purposes. For information on training opportunities in your area, contact the WCOWMA office.

If you are interested in attending any of these training sessions, please complete the registration form which follows and click the register button to submit registration payment. Space in the training sessions is limited and is allotted on a first come, first served basis. Upon receipt of the completed form and payment for training, your course supplies will be sent to you for review prior to training. A minimum class of fifteen paid participants is required in order for the class to take place.

May
23
Tue
Ground Disturbance, Trench & Excavation Competent Person Training – Alberta @ United Rentals
May 23 all-day

This one day (6 hour) course is designed for persons who will be supervising, planning, executing, or participating in any ground disturbance activities in Alberta, Canada.

The course is designed to focus on effective communication between all levels of workers, identify specific responsibilities adhering to the relevant legislation, and classify potential hazards using hazard assessments and control measures for safe excavation and the prevention of underground facility damage.

Each participant will receive a Certificate of Training upon successful completion of the course and classroom test. Re-training is required every three (3) years.

Training Topics

  • Relevant legislation
  • Trenching & excavation hazards
  • Soil terminology and classifications
  • Excavation support systems
  • Hazard assessment and controls
  • Environmental protection and assessment
  • Emergency Response Planning

Participant must be in attendance for the duration of the class to receive a Certificate of Training.

Jun
12
Mon
Onsite Wastewater Practitioner Training (Days 1-4) @ Edmonton, AB
Jun 12 – Jun 15 all-day

The Western Canada Onsite Wastewater Management Association provides an excellent industry training program for Onsite Wastewater Professionals throughout Western Canada through its Alberta chapter, the Alberta Onsite Wastewater Management Association. This training is recognized in the Western Provinces through Alberta Municipal Affairs and the New West Partnership Agreement (formerly TILMA). It is recognized federally through the Agreement on Internal Trade. This training program has been found to meet or exceed the requirements of the Agreement on Internal Trade and the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement.

As well as this industry certification program, the WCOWMA offers individual field and classroom training sessions for continuing education purposes. For information on training opportunities in your area, contact the WCOWMA office.

If you are interested in attending any of these training sessions, please complete the registration form or register online. Space in the training sessions is limited and is allotted on a first come, first served basis. Upon receipt of the completed form and payment for training, your course supplies will be sent to you for review prior to training. A minimum class of fifteen paid participants is required in order for the class to take place.

Jun
27
Tue
Onsite Wastewater Practitioner Training (Days 5-8) @ Edmonton, AB
Jun 27 – Jun 30 all-day

The Western Canada Onsite Wastewater Management Association provides an excellent industry training program for Onsite Wastewater Professionals throughout Western Canada through its Alberta chapter, the Alberta Onsite Wastewater Management Association. This training is recognized in the Western Provinces through Alberta Municipal Affairs and the New West Partnership Agreement (formerly TILMA). It is recognized federally through the Agreement on Internal Trade. This training program has been found to meet or exceed the requirements of the Agreement on Internal Trade and the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement.

As well as this industry certification program, the WCOWMA offers individual field and classroom training sessions for continuing education purposes. For information on training opportunities in your area, contact the WCOWMA office.

If you are interested in attending any of these training sessions, please complete the registration form, or register online. Space in the training sessions is limited and is allotted on a first come, first served basis. Upon receipt of the completed form and payment for training, your course supplies will be sent to you for review prior to training. A minimum class of fifteen paid participants is required in order for the class to take place.

Nov
19
Sun
World Toilet Day
Nov 19 – Nov 20 all-day

World Toilet Day intends to raise awareness of sanitation issues – including hygiene promotion, the provision of basic sanitation services, and sewerage and wastewater treatment and reuse in the context of integrated water management – ad make a case for sanitation for all.