Executive member applications are open for the OWWA UofT student chapter

The OWWA U of T Student Chapter will have executive member positions opening up for the 2022-2023 academic school year. If you are interested in being part of the committee, please follow the link below to submit your application. The deadline for applications is May 31st, 2022.

A list of positions and their responsibilities can be found here. Note that applicants must be U of T students for the full upcoming academic school year. We hope that you’ll consider being a part of our team in the next term!

REMINDER: ReSurge with Water Docs!

ReSurge: Canadian Film Festivals for a Liveable Climate

ReSurge: Canadian Film Festivals for a Liveable Climate began last night! If you didn’t make it to the live-streamed opening night event, don’t worry! A recording of this event will remain available on-demand until Nov. 30. The opening night event “Whose Rights?” featured the film Invisible Hand by executive producer, Mark Ruffalo. Our Presenting Partner for this event is Hot Docs. This goes for all of Water Docs’s festival programming, so if you purchase a pass, you will be able to watch any film at our festival any time you want online 24/7 until the end of the month (the recordings of the live streams will be available the day after the live event).

Make sure to buy tickets and join Water Docs for some fun movies all week!

Panel Talk: Impacts of the pandemic on the water industry

Join the U of T OWWA Student Chapter for our Panel Talk regarding the impacts of the pandemic on the water industry on November 4th, at 6:30 PM EST. Come listen and ask questions to professionals in the water industry! And best of all, network and have fun in this virtual event from the comfort of your own home. Anybody who attends and participates will also be eligible for a $10 gift card, so make sure you join! You can register for the event by following this link to Eventbrite.

WATER WARRIOR AWARD PRESENTATION | LIVESTREAM

Friday, November 12th | 7:00 pm EST
LAST PADDLE? 1000 RIVERS, 1 LIFE | ROGER WILLIAMS
CANADA | 2020 | 73 min | Ontario Premiere

LAST PADDLE? 1000 RIVERS, 1 LIFE is an inspirational & visually stunning film that chronicles the amazing lifetime journey of renowned Canadian river advocate Mark Angelo who has paddled more than 1000 rivers in well over 100 countries, perhaps more than any other individual. Spanning the globe, the film chronicles his life-long commitment to river conservation & restoration.
Public Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/633256502

$10 for festival pass
For a limited time only, anyone who donates $10 to Water Docs will receive a full festival pass for our 2021 ReSurge Festival taking place November 9-14 for free. This means you will get to experience as much of our 10th anniversary festival as you want, by simply donating to our #10for10 fun-raising campaign!
PLEASE NOTE: You will receive your festival pass via email shortly after the campaign closes October 22.

Water Docs Festival $10 for festival pass

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Water Docs Film Festival. From its inception in 2012 and over the past decade, Water Docs have had the absolute pleasure of bringing you some of the greatest environmental films and documentaries about all things water. Whether you are a Water Docs Film Festival regular, or you are eagerly anticipating your first visit to our festival, we want to give you the chance to celebrate this momentous occasion with us!

For a limited time only, anyone who donates $10 to Water Docs will receive a full festival pass for our 2021 ReSurge Festival taking place November 9-14 for free. This means you will get to experience as much of our 10th anniversary festival as you want, by simply donating to our #10for10 fun-raising campaign!

PLEASE NOTE: You will receive your festival pass via email shortly after the campaign closes October 22.

U of T OWWA Trivia Night!

Get excited for U of T’s Ontario Water Works Association (OWWA) Student Chapter hosting Water Trivia Night!

About this event

U of T’s Ontario Water Works Association will be hosting a fun Water Trivia Night on September 30, 2021 at 6:30 PM EST. Test your knowledge against your fellow peers and professionals on different genres of water trivia, all the while having fun and networking. Prizes will be offered to the winning team and some lucky raffle winners, so make sure to sign up! Instructions and links to the event will be sent to registered attendees.

Click here to register


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AWWA Research Webinar: Leading Research in the Field of Potable Reuse Research

We invite you to join us for an AWWA Research Webinar on May 6th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm via Zoom featuring a panel of leading researchers who will highlight state-of-the-art knowledge in the field of potable reuse.

These experts will shine light on 1) whether PFAS in potable reuse is a crisis or non-issue, 2) wastewater-based epidemiology for COVID-19 surveillance and implications to potable reuse, and 3) pathogen removal for MWD’s Regional Recycled Water Program.

During the webinar, you will have the opportunity to test your knowledge on potable reuse research along with other students and young professionals in the water industry through interactive polls. Once you register, you will be entered in a raffle draw for a chance to win a prize!

Instructions and links to the event will be sent to registered attendees. To register, you must have an AWWA membership.

Movie Night: Brave Blue World

We hosted a Movie Night on March 18, 6-8 PM via Zoom! We screened Brave Blue World and had a group discussion after the film. Following our Movie Night, WEAO also hosted their Brave Blue World Waterside Chat on March 22, where water industry professionals shared their perspectives on themes brought up in the film.

We hope everyone who attended the event enjoyed the movie!

Game Night

We hosted a Virtual Games Night last Tuesday!

We played Among Us, Codenames, and Scribble. This was a great opportunity to engage with fellow students in the water industry, and of course, have some fun! The event took place on our OWWA SC Discord Server on March 2nd, 6:00 PM EST. Prizes were awarded to two winners with the highest cumulative points and raffle prizes were also given to four lucky attendees!

We hope everyone had a good time 🙂