OTTAWA, May 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Safe drinking water is the focus as members
of the Ontario Water Works Association (OWWA), the Ontario Municipal
Water Association (OMWA) and the Ontario Water Works Equipment
Association (OWWEA) gather for their annual conference and trade show
at the Ottawa Convention Centre, May 5-8.
Water industry professionals will, in more than 50 technical sessions,
tackle the conference theme "Uncharted Waters - Exploring New
Former Toronto Argo football star Michael "Pinball" Clemons headlines
the opening plenary session Monday May 6, 0830 hrs. Other activities
include a Water Tasting Competition, Meter Madness and a Tapping
Fracking - Fears and Facts
A Town Hall Forum, Tuesday 1630 hrs, explores the controversial topic of
fracking. Does this technology and the natural gas it recovers outweigh its
threat to our water supply?
CBC journalist Mark Kelley moderates a panel that will examine both
sides of the issue. Panelists include: Dr. Saad Jasim (International
Joint Commission), Dr. Richard Jackson (Geofirma Engineering) and Janet
Annesley (Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers).
For conference details www.owwa.ca/conference/program
SOURCE: Ontario Water Works Association
For further information:
Director of Communications, OWWA