• COIVD-19 UPDATE - March 13th, 2020 @ 3:45 PM

    Amid the growing number of COVID-19 cases in B.C., provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix announced new recommendations at a news conference on March 12th that will affect travelers, event organizers, and employers across the province.

     

    Dr. Henry stated that the province is not allowing events with 250 or more people to be held, and are asking organizers to cancel such events.

     

    In light of these new advisories, we will, unfortunately, be cancelling our Annual Conference & Trade Show that was scheduled to be held April 26-28 in Penticton, B.C. We are currently in the process of considering alternative options for the event and will release a full update, including information pertaining to cancellations, refunds and next steps for our delegates, speakers, volunteers, sponsors and exhibitors. This update will be released the week of March 16th via email as well as on our website. 

     

    We greatly appreciate your understanding and patience during this time. While we are saddened to be cancelling our 48th Annual Conference & Trade Show, our mandate is to “safeguard public health”. We take this mandate very seriously and will always prioritize the health and safety of our water community.

  • COVID-19 UPDATE: March 13, 2020 @ 9:35 AM

    Amid the growing number of COVID-19 cases in B.C., provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix announced new recommendations at a news conference yesterday (March 12) that will affect travelers, event organizers, and employers across the province.

     

    Dr. Henry stated that the province is not allowing events with 250 or more people to be held, and are asking organizers to cancel such events.

     

    Our management team, Board of Directors and staff are currently assessing what these recent advisories will mean for our Annual Conference & Trade Show. We are in the process of considering options for the event and will release an update as soon as we have further information.

  • COVID-19 UPDATE - 03-06-2020

    At BCWWA, we take our role in protecting public health seriously. We recognize the potential threat of COVID-19 and have gathered as much information as possible on the status and spread of this virus. We shall continue to update, provide information resources, and take all the precautions and measures necessary to help prevent the spread of this virus.

     

    As you are aware, our Annual Conference and Trade Show takes place April 26-28 in Penticton, BC. At this time there are no plans to cancel this important event.

     

    We continue to work with event partners to ensure the health and safety of all attendees. In addition, we are monitoring up-to-date guidance from health organizations such as Health Canada, the Provincial Health Officer, and the World Health Organization.

     

    BCWWA recognizes and understands the situation surrounding COVID-19 changes on an daily basis. We commit to providing you with regular updates and information around the status of all future BCWWA events and programs.

     

    If you have any questions, please visit our current COVID-19 resources page at bcwwa.org/resources/covid-19-resources/. You can also email us with your concerns and questions to contact@bcwwa.org

     

    We are hopeful that this situation will be contained soon, and we look forward to putting on another great Conference & Trade Show.

     

    Mike Seymour, President, BC Water & Waste Association

                 Marian Hands, CEO, BC Water & Waste Association

  • Operator Program Available - Last Chance to Register for Our 2020 Operator Challenge

    The 2020 BCWWA Operator Challenge is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever!

     

    This year’s event will be held at the Annual Conference and Trade Show in Penticton on Sunday April 26th, 2020 and will again feature fun, hands-on challenges to test the knowledge and skills of operators across BC.

     

    Four events are planned for this year’s competition, all covering the topics of water distribution, water treatment, wastewater collection and wastewater treatment. Each event is described below.

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  • Annual Conference & Trade Show Earlybird Pricing Ended March 4, 2020.

    This year's Annual Conference & Trade Show features over 100 presentations, a trade show with 180 exhibitors, operator programming and events, two technical tours, a technology showcase, a wine and beer tasting themed wrap reception, and much more! Haven't registered for the conference yet? Don't delay!

     

    With our earlybird pricing, you save $100 off regular registration. This offer will expire soon, as our regular registration begins on March 5, 2020.

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  • You're Invited: Blue Drinks Networking Event

    The Student & YP Committees of BCWWA and CWRA invite you to the attend the Blue Drinks Networking Event on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at Toby's Pub & Grill! *Free event - Snacks Provided

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  • In Case You Missed It - 2019 Winter Watermark

    "Our industry must think about what kind of world we are creating for our children and grandchildren" - Timothy Phelan, AWWA Director, 2019 Winter Watermark.

     

    BCWWA Members, click here to read the latest issue of Watermark. *Note: only BCWWA members can access this link.

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  • Nominations Open for the 2020 BCWWA Board Elections!

    Do you know someone with valuable skills and experience that could help lead the BCWWA?

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  • AWWA NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SWP AWARD

    Each year, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) recognizes the efforts of Source Water Protection Programs that have developed and are implementing exemplary source water protection programs.

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  • New Membership Benefit - Perkopolis Discount Program

    BCWWA is proud to announce a brand-new member benefit! BCWWA Members will now have access to Perkopolis - a member discount program that provides exclusive access to discounts on a variety of products and services across Canada! Members can choose whether or not to opt into the program.

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