Are you looking to upgrade your skills, expand your list of provided services? Join us for a one day course builds on the 5 day Part 8 Ontario Building Code Installer/Inspector licensing course and helps participants develop skills with design calculations contained in the building code. Suggested Pre-Requisite: Five-Day Part 8 Licensing Course or equivalent […]
Do you know someone who is looking for a rewarding career?
Don’t forget that OOWA has an industry job board on our website. Check out some of the latest additions – including a role within OOWA itself. Visit https://www.oowa.org/industry-resources/job-postings today! […]
Convention Program Out Now!
Highlights include: Third generation construction company grows profile and profitability through social media Convention agenda, speaker profiles, and sponsor and exhibitor listings The case against flushable wipes Installer’s Corner Minimizing ground pressure during installation Three generations of barging to hard to reach waterfront properties in Muskoka Different approaches to treating high strength wastewater Member profiles […]
High Strength WW Treatment Article
This article appears, in part, in our Convention Program/Spring Newsletter that is out now! […]
2022 Convention & Expo Agenda
The organizing committee is proud to release the agenda for our 2022 virtual convention. OOWA is confident that all of our member groups will find something of interest here and will join us on the mornings of Monday, February 28th and Tuesday, March 1st. Special Note: The organizing committee reserves the right to change or amend the […]
Important Notice: Update to CSA B66 Standard
An important regulatory change for septic tanks has recently come into effect (technically October 2021). Please see the article below from OOWA’s fall newsletter to get details regarding an update to the CSA B66 standard that adds the requirement for a safety screen to tank openings. Don Krauss will be doing a presentation on this […]
Fall/Winter Newsletter Now Available!
Highlights in this edition: Updated B66-21Standard for Septic Tanks Installer’s Corner (new column!) Meet the Staff! Maintaining excavator undercarriages Phosphorous removal technology for cottage Motivating your workers Logistics in managing remote mine site Communal servicing just the beginning The return of ‘Rob’s World’ (?) […]
Septic Sense Week: Day 1
During Septic Sense Week, OOWA will be posting tips and guidance on our social media platfoms to help homeowners manage theirs systems effectively. Here’s the message from today’s posting: “Your septic system is a biological system!Aerobic bacteria in your septic tank breakdown solids and pre-treats the effluent. Do: Flush pee, poop & paper (TP) Don’t: […]
Check out our new Honorary Member category!
OOWA is blessed with many members who donate hours of their time, share expertise and experience to improve the Association for all our members – present and future. With this in mind, we have created a new membership category – Lifetime Member. If you know anyone that meets or exceeds the requirements below, please get […]