Participants will enjoy high quality training at the Walkerton Clean
Water Centre and stay for the summer gems of Bruce, Grey and Huron
WALKERTON, ON, June 7, 2012 /CNW/ -
WHAT: Summer at the Centre 2012
Summer at the Centre 2012 is a new high-quality training series offering
strong hands-on components for drinking water owners and operators at
the Walkerton Clean Water Centre. Upon registration, participants will
be offered Walkerton tourism incentives so they can plan a summer
vacation around their stay. Local Walkerton and area businesses are
expected to benefit from the influx of travelers coming to the area for
Maintenancefest Walkerton will cap the Summer at the Centre hands-on
training series at the Centre's headquarters on August 28 & 29, 2012.
Drinking water operators and/or mechanics will choose six out of eleven
hands-on training modules, which will be delivered by instructors.
Maintenancefest Walkerton feature delicious local fare and exciting
entertainment! Book now, space is limited: wcwc.ca/summer.
WHEN: Summer at the Centre WCWC courses offered throughout July and August,
WHO: Walkerton Clean Water Centre (the Centre)
The Walkerton Clean Water Centre, an agency of the Government of
Ontario, is committed to the mission, "We safeguard drinking water for
the people of Ontario as the leading centre for high quality training,
applied research and technology demonstration." Following the water
tragedy in Walkerton in 2000, and the inquiry by Associate Chief
Justice Dennis O'Connor, the Centre was established in 2004. Operator
training is guided by the WCWC Training Advisory Committee. In peak
weeks, the Centre trains over 300 drinking water operators across the
province. The research program, guided by the WCWC Research Advisory
Committee, is focused on robust solutions for small drinking water
systems. The Centre also supports technology companies with product
assessments. The Centre's headquarters in Walkerton is well equipped
for hands-on training, research and innovation. The building is LEED
WHERE: 20 Ontario Road, Walkerton, Ontario N0G 2V0
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Still time to sign up! Course details and registration at: wcwc.ca/summer.
Ken Sharrat will be leading the first public delivery of the Water
Conservation course on August 16, 2012 at the Walkerton Clean Water
Centre. To register for this course, please visit: wcwc.ca/registration.
SPECIAL GUEST BIO:
Ken Sharrat has over 35 years of public service management experience.
Ken also has 20 years of experience in:
Research, analysis, policy formulation
Program implementation and program evaluation in the field of water
Program development, sustainable financial planning and rate development
acquired by collecting data, carrying out analysis, preparing policy
options, developing programs
Communicating significant trends, findings and policy options to senior
Communicating municipal management and the public in both the water and
SOURCE Walkerton Clean Water Centre
For further information:
Erin Hammond, Communications Associate, toll-free at 1-866-515-0550 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.