Canadian Connection

Canada is home of the largest community of AWWA members outside of the United States, with over 3,100 members.

2016 marks the 100th Anniversary of the Canada Section (later renamed the Canadian Section), AWWA's first Section outside of the United States and the predecessor to the current five Canadian Sections.



Canadian Section Summit

About the Canadian Section Summit

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Toronto, Ontario

Join Section leadership from across Canada to identify issues of Canada-wide importance, promote these issues to Canadian Sections and AWWA, and coordinate activities for 2016-2018.  

Presentations and break-out group discussions will cover the following topics: 

  • A scan of priorities across Canada, including the State of the Water Industry in Canada 

  • Value of Water 

  • Partnership for Safe/Clean Water 

  • Infrastructure  

  • Lead service lines 

  • Trends in AWWA Membership in Canada

Deadline: Friday, October 14

Meeting Registration

Register for the 2016 Canadian Section Summit. 

Hotel Reservations

The Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre  is the host venue for our event. Ours partners at CWWA have arranged for discounted room rate of $220.00 CAD + tax per night.

We recommend you secure your room as soon as possible to guarantee the room nights you want as space is limited. Hotel room reservations are due by Friday, October 14.

Please call 1-800-228-9290 and mention the CWWA room block to secure the discounted room rate. 




Agenda will be available soon. 

AWWA in Canada

AWWA Canadian Affairs Committee

In support of the AWWA strategic plan, the Canadian Affairs Committee:
  • Identifies issues of Canada-wide importance and promote these issues to AWWA, Canadian Sections, CWWA and other Canadian organizations.
  • Carries out activities to promote collaboration among Canadian members and Canadian Sections.
  • Promotes and supports AWWA activities throughout Canada.

Member of the Canadian Affairs Committee? Log in here

Atlantic Canada Section

Administered by the Atlantic Canada Water and Wastewater Association

Serves the provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.

Interested in getting involved? Contact:

Ms. Clara Shea
Phone: 902-434-6002

British Columbia Section

Administered by the British Columbia Water and Waste Association

Serves the province of British Columbia and the Yukon.

Interested in getting involved? Contact:

Ms. Carlie Hucul
Phone: 604-433-4389


Ontario Water Works Association, A Section of AWWA

Serves the province of Ontario.

Interested in getting involved? Contact:

Ms. Samantha Buch
Phone: 416-231-1555 ext. 221


Quebec Section

Administered by Reseau Environnement

Serves the province of Quebec.

Interested in getting involved? Contact:

Mr. Youness Elhariri
Phone: 514-270-7110 ext. 329

Western Canada Section

Serves the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. 

Interested in getting involved? Contact:

Ms. Audrey Arisman
Phone: 877-283-2003