CWSA 2021 Annual Conference
“Adapting to the Chaos of Climate Change and Drought.”
Thursday, November 25, 2021
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Dear Associates & Operators,
All of us at CWSA were looking forward to an in-person conference this year; unfortunately, due to on-going health concerns with the Coronavirus we have decided to hold an online conference again this year. We’ve put together a great variety of speakers for our Water System Managers, Trustees, Associates, and Operators for this year’s online Administrative Workshop and great prizes throughout this event!
Administrative Workshop: via Online: Registration is open!
For any Operators attending the online conference there is EOCP 0.4 CEU’s for attending.
Date: Thursday, November 25, 2021
Place: This event is online. Links will be sent to all Membership together with instructions for participating.
Time: 9am – 2:30pm
Administration Registration Details: Cost for the Administrative Workshop is $150 for
Members/$200 for non-Members.
You can register for the conference on our website homepage “Annual Conference” at www.cwsa.net or you can print and mail (or email) the conference registration form.
For quick access, please click here.
Administrative Workshop Speakers include:
Nancy Clements, Island Health’s Consult in Drinking Water, Vancouver Island Health Authority
Title: 2021 Drought survey results and future drought preparedness.
Rachel Warren, Manager, Public Authority Consultation and Training Team, Office of the BC Ombudsperson
Title: Fairness in practice
Dave Mercer, General Manager, BC Ground Water Association/Underground Communications
Title: How to Give an Effective Presentation (and avoid death by PowerPoint)
Cowichan Valley Regional District
Title: “Climate Change, Drought & Floods”
Vernon Rogers, M.Sc.P. Eng (Non-Practising), Sustainable Infrastructure Society
Title: Emergency Planning for Water Suppliers
CWSA Operator Training Courses: via Zoom online: Registration is open!
Please see the detailed Operator Training Registration page.
This year’s Operator Training topics are accredited by the Environmental Operators Certification Program (EOCP) at 0.6CEU’s per training course.
CWSA Virtual Operator Training Courses
1. Incorporating Climate Strategies: EOCP (0.6 CEU’s) Tuesday, November 23, 2021
A Workshop for Water & Wastewater Utilities
Instructed by Mike Ippen, DRAGONETTI Group
2. Process Control and SCADA Fundamentals: EOCP (0.6 CEU’s) Wednesday, November 24, 2021
A Workshop for Water Utilities
Instructed by Bart Nelissen, MPE Engineering Ltd.
We look forward to your attendance and continued support!