The spread of COVID-19 is an evolving situation that the Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC) is taking very seriously. We will continue to monitor authorities’ recommendations but in the meantime, WCWC is in the process of rescheduling all courses and events up to April 30, 2020. Registrants will be notified of date changes and can choose to reschedule or have their registration fee refunded....Read More
Are you curious about pilot testing? Devendra Borikar, Technology Demonstration Lead, and Jeff Avedesian, Acting Scientist, answer common questions about WCWC’s pilot testing program:
What is pilot testing?
A WCWC pilot project is a small-scale practical study conducted in order to evaluate feasibility, duration, or performance of a water treatment strategy and its effect on water quality....Read More
The Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC) is pleased to launch a new course, Disinfection: Chlorine.
This course introduces basic concepts related to chlorine disinfection. It will cover chlorine chemistry, its application in various forms, and factors that affect chlorine reaction. Participants will examine breakpoint chlorination, CT concept and dechlorination. Hazards associated with the use...Read More
The Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC) is pleased to launch a new course, Fundamental Math.
This workshop-style course provides drinking water system operators with the opportunity to improve their math skills related to daily operations. Basic concepts will be reviewed, and participants will practice solving calculations related to flow rates, pressure, detention times and dosages using the...Read More
The Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC) is pleased to be hosting provincial workshops, Drinking Water Quality Management Standard — Vision 2020, in two locations this spring:
April 1 & 2, 2020 in Barrie, Ontario
April 15 & 16, 2020 in Thunder Bay, Ontario
These workshops will be geared toward Drinking Water Quality Management Standard (DWQMS) representatives, utility managers,...Read More
For the first time, the Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC) is offering a 10 per cent early-bird discount for registrants of the small systems hands-on workshop. The workshop is geared especially to the owners and operators of small systems defined under Ontario Regulation 170/03 and Ontario Regulation 319/08 and will provide opportunities for training that can be used to maintain the Trained...Read More