Convention & Trade Show Update (Dec 21, 2018)

The AOWMA Convention Committee is pleased to release the Schedule of Events for the 2019 Convention and Trade Show!  Below are just some of the presentations being featured at this exciting event!

  • Case Studies of high Strength Wastewater – Dr. Sara Heger, University of Minnesota
  • Onsite Wastewater Certification Review Committee Update – Dean Morin, Stephen Hirose, Alberta Municipal Affairs, Rick Baxter, The Inspections Group
  • Documenting Your Work – Which Files are Important? – Scott Shaw – Alaqua Water Systems
  • The Certifications You Need for Systems in Alberta – Aleena Pawlik – FRP Manufacturing (2010) Ltd.
  • New Permitting Requirements in Open Areas – Charles Hallett, Alberta Safety Codes Authority
  • Dept of Transport Requirements for Trucking & Equipment Hauling – Jesse Berry, Bear Excavating
  • 93% of Permit Applications are Deficient! – Nicole Paggett, Park Enterprises
  • Chemicals of Emerging Concern – Dr. Sara Heger, University of Minnesota
  • Effluent Sewer Comparison & Life Costs – Keven Kelly, Orenco Systems Inc.
  • Pressure Distribution Demo
  • The Ecology of Nutrient Loading – Dr. Larry Kapusta
  • Impact of High Efficiency Furnace Effluent on Septic Systems – Bruce McColm, Northern Waste Water Systems
  • Compaction, the Enemy of System Longevity – Dr. Sara Heger, University of Minnesota
  • The Impact of Water Softeners on Septic Tanks – Dr. Chris Kinsley, University of Guelph
  • Basic Electrical Theory & Panel Troubleshooting – Tim Callander, SJE Rhombus
  • Line Location Modelling in Google Earth – Chris Manchester, LN Land Development
  • Even Santa is Trained & Certified – Dr. Larry Kapusto
  • Marketing for Small Business – Christina Reyes
  • Contractor Responsibilities Under the Safety Codes Act – Joe Petryk, Alberta Municipal Affairs
  • Installing Electrical Components Properly – Ed Lemke, CSWS
  • Designing & Installing Evapo-Transpiration Beds – Bruce McColm, Northern Waste Water Systems
  • Installing for Maintenance – Barry Rumsey, Bioharmony
  • Soil, the Basis for a Good Design – Kent Watson
  • Mandated Continuing Education and Certifying Body Discussion & Round Table – Dean Morin, Alberta Municipal Affairs


Vac Truck Technician Certification

Basic Confined Space Entry Certification

Design and Installation:

  • Tank Bedding & Lid Safety
  • System Size & Selection
  • Pressure Distribution

Calculating Dose Volumes

We will also be hosting meetings for:

  • The Pumper Community
  • The Work Camp Group


Attend the 2019 AOWMA Convention & Trade Show and be eligible to win the grand prize of a trip for two to the WWETT Show in Indianapolis

The trade show is booking out fast with over 75% of the booths already spoken for. Trade Show brochures were emailed and mailed out in late October and exhibitors were booking space before registration even formally opened. Make sure you get the space you want! Book today!

AOWMA welcomes the following exhibitors to the 2019 Trade Show:

ADS Canada Inc Liberty Pumps
Advantage Ford LN Land Development
Alberta Safety Codes Authority Mainline Backflow
Alberta Wilbert Sales Mountain Bark Inc.
Aquateck West Ltd. Norman H. Collins & Associates
Arndt Motor & Pump Orenco Systems Inc.
Blackfoot Metals PolyJohn Canada
Chinook Pumps Ltd. Reliable Tanks (Wesco Contracting)
Down to Earth Labs Roth North America
Dynamic Rescue Sego Industries
Elite Promotional Marketing Stowell Pumps
Equipment Sales & Service Tanks-A-Lot Ltd.
F.B. Boersema Acreage Developers The Fibreglass Shoppe
Frontier Waterworks Tool Battery Exchange
FRP Manufacturing (2010) Ltd. Topspray
Great West Kenworth Ltd. UFA
Grizzly Equipment Repair Ward Tires
Infiltrator Water Systems Western Pump Ltd.
Innovative Equipment Solutions ZCL/Xerxes
Kaizen Labs Zoeller Company
KSB Pumps Inc.