2020 Convention Proceedings

PDF copies of the presentations from our 2020 Convention, held in Kelowna, are now available to download.


Impact of the Professional Governance Act by ASTTBC (delivered by WCOWMA-BC)

Development and Operation of Large Onsite Wastewater Systems (Part One and Part Two) by Shane Sparks, P Geo

Tips and Tricks for ROWPS – Planners, Installers, Maintenance Providers (Part One, Part Two, Part Three and Part Four) by Joe Karthein, ROWP IN PL (Sentinel Excavating)

Consistency Between Certification and Field Performance by Graham Tabaczuk, ROWP P Eng (Premier Tech Aqua)

Soil Moisture and Designing around a Wet Site (Part One and Part Two) by Steve Carballeira, P Geo  (H2O Environmental)

Winery Process Waste by Ed Stearns (Orenco Systems Inc.)

Identifying Limiting and Restricting Conditions in Specific Soils Part 1 by Kent Watson, MSc (International Remote Testing)

Decision Protocol for Cyanobacteria in B.C. Drinking & Recreational Water by Rupert Benzon, Ministry of Health

Cold Weather STEP Collection Systems – Design Principles and Project Experience (Part One and Part Two) by Shane Sparks, P Geo

Troubleshooting Pumps and Controls (Part One, Part Two and Part Three) by Trefor Digby, ROWP IN PL MP

Create Your Personal Brand and Strategic Network for Success in 5 Easy Steps—Part I (Part One and Part Two) by Suzan Marie Chin-Taylor, MMA

Application, Operation & Maintenance of the BioBarrier System by Joe Rebori, Biomicrobics

Water Transit in Soils by Chris Holmes, P Geo (Western Water Associates)

Wastewater Provisions for Cannabis Operations by Krista Podwin, P Eng, MSc (KSP Septic)

Pathogen Exposure to Workers in the Onsite Industry (Part One, Part Two and Part Three) by Chuck Ahern (WOSSA)

Create Your Personal Brand and Strategic Network for Success in 5 Easy Steps—Part II  by Suzan Marie Chin-Taylor, MMA (Creative Raven)

Developing a Mandatory Maintenance Program for Subdivision Development by Aleena Pawlik, BA, BRS (Imagine Contracting)

Developing & Implementing a Maintenance Business/Program by Barry Rumsey (WCOWMA-BC)

Identifying Limiting and Restricting Conditions in Specific Soils Part II by Kent Watson, MSc (International Remote Testing)