The Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC) is pleased to announce that it has resumed in-person classroom training.
WCWC has incorporated a COVID-19 Training Session Protocol to enhance safety for participants and staff. The protocol includes pre-screening for venues, participants and staff, physical distancing and disinfection measures.
A variety of courses across Ontario are now open for...Read More
The Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC) recently completed a pilot testing project with the Township of Tay to address seasonal taste and odour events.
Staff from WCWC and the Township of Tay review the set-up and operation of the on-site pilot plant
The community has been experiencing seasonal taste and odour events, such as geosmin and methyl-isoborneol (MIB) in the raw and treated water....Read More
WCWC recently launched virtual delivery of four popular courses. Venkat Ramani, Senior Operational Instructor, talks about what you can expect at the upcoming virtual course, Prevention and Control of Nitrification:
What is the course about?
Participants who register for this course will learn the basics of nitrification, the impact of nitrification on distribution systems and storage...Read More
The Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC) is excited to launch live virtual delivery of four popular courses. Each of the courses will be delivered from 8:00 am to 12:00 p.m. over two days:
Disinfection: Chlorine – June 23 & 24, 2020
This course will introduce basic concepts related to chlorine disinfection. It will cover chlorine chemistry, its application in various forms, and factors...Read More
Over the past decade, cyanobacteria blooms have emerged as an important issue in the water and wastewater industry. Tory Colling, Scientist, explains what water professionals ought to know about cyanobacteria and cyanotoxins in water:
1. What are cyanotoxins?
Cyanotoxins are produced by some species of cyanobacteria or as commonly known as blue-green algae. These toxins are typically stored...Read More
The Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC) is proud to partner with the Municipality of Brockton in the launch of a scholarship fund to support local students pursuing careers in environmental science or clean water management.
The Walkerton Clean Water Legacy Scholarship will honour those who suffered because of the Walkerton water crisis, and support the next generation of students embracing...Read More