Fall/Winter Newsletter Out Now!

OOWA’s Communications Committee is proud to release our Fall/Winter newsletter.  Highlights include:  Multiple OOWA members provide solutions for Puslinch housing development OOWA small business owners award recipients for 2020 Women in engineering: Remembering the Montreal Massacre Benefits of a level 4 tank inspection Electroflotation for Micro-brewery wastewater Winter 2020 NewsletterDownload […]

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Reflections on the Montreal Massacre

Katherine Rentsch, P. Eng. Crozier Consulting Engineers  Nov. 13, 2020 It is November, and the days are getting shorter.  Remembrance Day has just passed, and my thoughts turn to December 6.  Thirty-one years ago, at L’Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal, fourteen women in engineering lost their lives, deliberately targeted for choosing a profession traditionally viewed as […]

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OOWA’s 2021 Convention Will Take Place On-Line!

Due to concerns around COVID 19, OOWA’s annual Convention will be taking place virtually on the mornings of Monday, March 1st and Tuesday, March 2nd.  This virtual conference will consist of a number of information sessions that will run from 9am-12pm noon on both days. Join us from the comfort of your home or office and benefit from the […]

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OOWA’s Convention & Expo News: In-Person Event Cancelled for 2021

Due to the uncertainty regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, OOWA’s Board of Directors has decided to cancel our 2021 Convention and Expo that was scheduled for February 28th to March 3rd at the Ottawa Convention and Event Centre. In lieu of hosting an in-person event, OOWA ‘s convention organizing committee is considering virtual platforms to bring […]

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Septic Sense Week Day 4

Septic Sense Week, Day 4: Protecting your home’s infrastructure and saving money on preventable repairs means having a degree of awareness about it. Get to know your septic system! Get help with the homework here: https://bit.ly/3krKOt0 . Be #onsiteproud! […]

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Septic Sense Week, Day 3

Effluent filters are required on all septic tanks as per the Ontario Building Code. Get compliant & protect your leaching bed from solids that can clog the pipes and lead to sewage back ups. Check out our Homeowner Resources page for more septic info. […]

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Septic Sense Week, Day 2

Ensuring that your septic system is operating properly is made simple & more affordable when it’s components are accessible to servicing professionals. Get more info on our Homeowners Resources page. […]

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Septic Sense Week: Day #1

Septic Sense Week Tip # 1: Your septic system is critical infrastructure for your rural home. Treat it with the respect it deserves and hire only professionals to design, install and service it! […]

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Announcing Septic Sense Week, Sept. 14th-18th

Beginning next week, OOWA will be partnering with the Western Canada Onsite Wastewater Management Association (WCOWMA) in promoting good “septic sense” amongst homeowners.  Starting on Monday, September 14th, WCOWMA and OOWA will be sharing guidance with the general public on sound septic maintenance and management through our social media channels.   Please be sure to go to OOWA’s social media […]

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Member Survey – The winner is…

Thank you to all those who participated in our member survey this past June. We received 68 responses, all of which will be used to guide OOWA in serving you, our members, better than ever. […]

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