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”

WaterSide Chat with Dr. Elbeshbishy

Our waterside chat with Dr. Elsayed Elbeshbishy was a resounding success! We had YWPs tuning in from Canada, the UK, and India. We are certain that everyone walked away with a renewed sense of purpose and enthusiasm! Here are a few pointers from his session that we enjoyed:-Have a positive outlook and don’t shy away from workingContinue reading “WaterSide Chat with Dr. Elbeshbishy”

WaterSide Chat with Dr. Vanrolleghem

Talking about the wastewater plant operation, Dr. Vanrolleghem insisted that there could be a mutation in microorganism that is likely to occur because of COVID-19 enigma surrounding the treatment process, and that the operator should be ready for the challenge. He laid stress on the digital transformation in the wastewater treatment plant where automation couldContinue reading “WaterSide Chat with Dr. Vanrolleghem”