Archives for 2016

World Toilet Day –Saturday November 19th – A blog worth reading on the toilet!

The Alberta WaterPortal has a very interesting blog this week By Hana Mason - 'From Latrine to Otohime: A blog worth reading on the toilet!'. From the Roman sewer goddess to inovative smart toilets in … [Read more...]

Lethbridge wins “Best of the Best” Water Taste Test

City of Lethbridge won the “Best of the Best” Water Taste Test. Supported by the Western Canada Section of the American Water Works Association, the event was held  at the 68th annual Western Canada … [Read more...]

Kyla L. Kirk – WCW Member Profile

WCW Member Profile - Kyla L. Kirk Name: Kyla L. Kirk Position: Water Process Engineer & Operations Lead Organization: CH2M - Winnipeg, MB Born and Raised: Tobago, Trinidad & … [Read more...]

Nancy McAteer – WCW Member Profile

WCW Member Profile - Nancy McAteer Name: Nancy McAteer Position: Public Works Manager Organization: Town of Penhold Born and Raised: Edmonton, Alberta Education/Training NAIT Water & … [Read more...]

The Business of Bottled Water

It never ceases to amaze how bottled water has become a multi-billion dollar business. The following article tells the story. It is truly fantastic to see what advertising has done since 1977. If only … [Read more...]

Luke Lockhart – WCW Member Profile

WCW Member Profile - Luke Lockhart Name: Luke Lockhart Position: Superintendent of Municipal Operations Organization: Town of Outlook Born and Raised: Outlook, SK. Education/Training I … [Read more...]

Alan Howe – WCW Member Profile

WCW Member Profile - Alan Howe Name: Alan Howe Position: Water Treatment Operator Organization: City of Brandon Born and Raised: Olds Alberta, raised in Calgary … [Read more...]

Fresh Ideas Poster Contest

Every year the AWWA holds the Fresh Ideas Poster Contest and this year the AWWA Western Canada Section (WCS) is participating for the first time! This is a national contest that encourages students … [Read more...]

Owen Green – WCW Member Profile

WCW Member Profile - Owen Green Name: Owen Green Position: Superintendent of Streets and Roads Organization: City of Swift Current, Swift Current, SK Born and Raised: Vernon, … [Read more...]

Brenda Stanek – WCW Member Profile

WCW Member Profile - Brenda Stanek Name: Brenda Stanek Position: Manger, Environmental Analytical Laboratories (EAL) Organization: Saskatchewan Research Council/Saskatoon Born and Raised: … [Read more...]