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DWQMS best practices workshop dates announced


February 1, 2013
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Feb. 1, 2013, Walkerton, Ont. – The Walkerton Clean Water Centre, the
Ministry of the Environment and the Municipal Water and Wastewater
Regulatory Committee will present the Drinking Water Quality Management
Standard (DWQMS) best practices provincial workshop at four locations in
2013.

Feb. 1, 2013, Walkerton, Ont. – The Walkerton Clean Water Centre, the Ministry of the Environment and the Municipal Water and Wastewater Regulatory Committee will present the Drinking Water Quality Management Standard (DWQMS) best practices provincial workshop at four locations in 2013. The workshops support QMS representatives, utility supervisors, managers, operators/mechanics, regulators and municipal decision makers in their roles in the DWQMS.

Workshop participants will learn about and will give input on proposed changes to the DWQMS. Participants will rotate through interactive breakout discussions focusing on best practices related to internal auditing, external audits, continual improvement and integrating the QMS program into day-to-day operation. Emergency management will be highlighted with an emergency exercise involving all participants. CEUs will be issued pending director approval.

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In an effort to make the two-day DWQMS workshop event available to municipalities and operating authorities throughout the province, the workshop will be offered in the following locations:
Guelph – March 6-7
Kingston – March 27-28
Timmins – April 18-19
Thunder Bay – April 24-25

Lunch and refreshments will be provided each day. Registration cost is $295 + taxes per person. For more details and to register please visit wcwc.ca/registration