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OGWA postpones convention amid COVID-19 concerns

March 16, 2020  By Ground Water Canada

St. Thomas, Ont. – Following the precautionary measures suggested by Health Canada and in consideration of public health and safety, the Ontario Ground Water Association has postponed its 68th convention, annual general meeting and training session, which was set for Minett, Ont., March 27-28. The new date will be announced as soon as possible.

“The spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) must be taken seriously,” the association’s board and staff said in a news release. “It is the OGWA Board’s intention to keep in line with best practices around the prevention of and the potential spread of COVID-19 within the population.”


The OGWA expressed its appreciation for members’ support and understanding. The association will keep members informed of developments as the situation evolves.

A refund policy and procedure is currently being developed and the OGWA will inform members of their options soon.

If you have reserved rooms at the JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort and Spa, your reservations remain in place until you cancel them. The OGWA cannot and will not act on your behalf. Attendees may phone 1-866-240-8605 to cancel your reservations. For those who wish a weekend away, the resort will honour your reservation at the special room rate.

The Ontario Ground Water Association will share information regarding rescheduling of the training course in the coming days through email bulletins to its members.



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