Grande Prairie Soils Day

Another successful and well-attended Site and Soils Evaluation Field Day was held in Grande Prairie on August 10. Thanks to association member Rick Phillips who provided the site, which is situated on property where he is building a home. Participants [Read More]

Update on the Release of the 2015 Standard of Practice

The newest version of the Alberta Standard of Practice has been reviewed by the Safety Codes Council Plumbing Technical Committee and is now going through the final formatting prior to print. The regulation that adopts the changes to the SOP [Read More]

Flushable Wipes In the Headlines Again

Over the past couple of years, flushable wipes have been getting a lot of press, first with television advertising, then with reports from various agencies challenging claims that these wipes are flushable.  Well, it hasn’t taken long for that debate [Read More]

Did you know?

AOWMA has an online store where you can purchase homeowner manuals, Munsell’s charts, Alberta Standard of Practice Manuals and soils kits. The soils kit comes complete with a Munsell soil colour chart, field book for classifying soils, soils logs, and [Read More]

Site & Soils Evaluation Field Day (Edmonton)

The AOWMA is hosting a Site & Soils Evaluation Field Day in Edmonton, AB on October 8, 2015. This practical training day is a great opportunity to get hands-on experience evaluating a site, as well as practicing hand texturing and [Read More]