Blue Drinks with CentrEau

IWA YWP Canada collaborated with CentrEau to host the first ‘Blue Drinks’ for 2021 on September 23rd. This was our first in-person social event in over a year! The event took place in 3 Quebec cities – Montreal, Quebec City, and Sherbrooke. Our Co-chair, Gamze Kirim, and Regional Director for Quebec, Alex Webb, introduced ourContinue reading “Blue Drinks with CentrEau”

IWA YWP Canada General Meeting

IWA YWP Canada hosted its first General Meeting open to all Young Water Professionals across Canada on May 20, 2021. Participants were inform about the IWA membership benefits and joining the IWA YWP community. We also informed them about the chapter activities and possible roles that they could take on at 2021-2023 board followed by aContinue reading “IWA YWP Canada General Meeting”

E-Learning Session on Solving Complex Water Reclamation Challenges through Advanced Characterization Tools

On 29 April 2021, the IWA-YWP Canada hosted Dr. Pavani Cherukupally. Overall, 54 participants registered for the event and approx. 29 participants joined on the live session. For the first time, an appreciation certificate was presented to the guest speaker, Dr. Cherukupally. The participants (who wanted a participation certificate and responded in a google formContinue reading “E-Learning Session on Solving Complex Water Reclamation Challenges through Advanced Characterization Tools”

WaterSide Chat with Sarah Dorner

IWA YWP Canada invited Dr.Sarah Dorner, Professor- Montreal Polytechnic, Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineer as the speaker for March 2021 Waterside Chat Webinar to share her research experiences in the field of Environmental Engineering. The session highlighted some of the conference papers and publications of Dr.Sarah Dorner and her ongoing research on COVID-19Continue reading “WaterSide Chat with Sarah Dorner”

CAWQ-IWA Webinar: Harnessing Membrane Aerated Biofilm Technology

On 24th of March 2021, YWP had an amazing webinar on the innovative Membrane Aerated Biofilm Technology MABR presented by Dr. Martha Dagnew. In this session, more than 60 participants have attended from different parts of the world. Dr. Dagnew lectured on fundamentals of this unique attached growth technology and present different case studies whereContinue reading “CAWQ-IWA Webinar: Harnessing Membrane Aerated Biofilm Technology”

CAWQ-IWA Panel Discussion on Pandemic & Wastewater Facilities

IWA YWP Canada hosted a panel discussion to learn about the effects of COVID-19 Pandemic on wastewater facilities. We invited some of the wastewater outstanding leaders from different cities in Central Canada region. The discussions with the panel members was very informative and focused on operational challenges during pandemic as well as risks involved inContinue reading “CAWQ-IWA Panel Discussion on Pandemic & Wastewater Facilities”

WaterSide Chat with Robb Lukes

On February 2021 Waterside Chat webinar, IWA YWP Canada invited Robb Lukes, Green Infrastructure Engineer, City of Vancouver to share his career experiences.The session primarily focused on Best Management Practices (BMPs) used in Urban SWM and specific techniques used in North America for Green Rain Water Infrastructure. He also shared his experience in designing and managing theContinue reading “WaterSide Chat with Robb Lukes”

WaterSide Chat with Arthur Sinclair

On January 2021 Waterside Chat webinar, our invited speaker, Arthur Sinclair, Senior Project Manager, City of Toronto, talked about his successful career story. He was presenting his story like a stand-up comedian, it was impressive. Based on YWPs questions in the webinar Q&A session, he gave some important guidelines/directions towards looking for job, and the importance of training orContinue reading “WaterSide Chat with Arthur Sinclair”

YWP E-Learning Session with Dr. Nakhla

The first YWP E-Learning session was a great success. Dr. Nakhla gave a presentation about the basics of conventional & short-cut nitrogen removal processes, different plant configurations that are being widely applied and design principles. After a fruitful Q&A session, YWPs tried to find solutions to different design questions in breakout rooms and had aContinue reading “YWP E-Learning Session with Dr. Nakhla”

Waterside chat with Jaime Boutilier

IWA YWP Canada held a great waterside chat event today with Jaime Boutilier, P.ENG, PMP. Jaime shared her career path and experiences in the water sector with us and gave invaluable advice to YWPs. She emphasized the importance of volunteer work, management skills, communication skills, teamwork. planning & organization for the YWPs who are in their early career and how to improve thoseContinue reading “Waterside chat with Jaime Boutilier”