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Recent Releases from Ontario Municipal Water Association

Cities and Province Affirm Commitment to Restoring and Protecting the Great Lakes

Published Tue, 5 May 2009 14:06:47 EST Read More

Cities and Province Affirm Commitment to Restoring and Protecting the Great Lakes First-ever Great Lakes Summit held in Toronto May 5, 2009, Toronto - The Ontario Government and the mayors of municipalities around the Great Lakes have strengthened their commitment to coordinate efforts to restore, protect and promote the Great Lakes. Ontario mayors and provincial cabinet ministers met today for the first time to discuss shared interests and concerns about the Great Lakes a...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Mayors and Ministers to meet at first Great Lakes Summit

Published Tue, 5 May 2009 09:35:09 EST Read More

Media Advisory Ontario Mayors and Ministers to meet at first Great Lakes Summit Mayors to release 5-point Action Plan to protect Great Lakes What: Provincial-Municipal Great Lakes Summit and Release of Mayors Great Lakes Action Plan • Press Conference and Teleconference on outcomes from the Great Lakes Summit and details of the Mayors' Great Lakes Action Plan • Media participating via teleconference should dial in at 2:15 pm at 1- 866 939 3921 or 1-678 302 3550...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Municipal Water Association salutes City of London's ban on sale of bottled water

Published Wed, 20 Aug 2008 09:13:12 EST Read More

Ontario's water providers salute City of London's ban on sale of bottled water Sudbury, Ontario, August 20, 2008 - Today, Nick Benkovich, President of the Ontario Municipal Water Association, congratulated London City Council for its ban on the sale of bottled water. "The City of London's actions remind us once again- only municipal tap water delivers," said Nick Benkovich, "At about one thousand times the cost of municipal water, bottled water is simply not good value for money". ...... Click here to read this release



City of Greater Sudbury Director of Water and Wastewater Services named President of Ontario Municipal Water Association

Published Tue, 20 May 2008 17:26:31 EST Read More

News Release – For immediate Release Nick Benkovich named OMWA’s 2008 President Belleville, May 19, 2008 - At the Ontario Municipal Water Association’s recent annual general meeting in London, Nick Benkovich, Director of Water & Wastewater Services for the City of Greater Sudbury, was elected OMWA’s 2008 President. “I am familiar with the unique geographic, climatic, and financial challenges confronting many of Ontario’s northern, rural, and smaller water supply ...... Click here to read this release



Dryden Mayor Anne Krassilowsky honoured with OMWA Award of Exceptional Merit

Published Mon, 12 May 2008 11:33:47 EST Read More

News Release Mayor Anne Krassilowsky honoured with OMWA Award of Exceptional Merit Belleville, May 12, 2008 - At the Ontario Municipal Water Association’s annual general meeting in London on April 28th, Director Mark Howson, Chair of the Sault Ste. Marie Public Utilities Commission, proudly announced that Dryden Mayor Anne Krassilowsky is the recipient of the 2008 OMWA Award of Exceptional Merit. In presenting the award, Mark Howson said, “Mayor Krassilowsky has demonstrated...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Municipal Water Association announces recipient of the 2008 OMWA Student Bursary

Published Wed, 9 Apr 2008 15:45:09 EST Read More

Ontario Municipal Water Association announces recipient of the 2008 OMWA Student Bursary BELLEVILLE, April 9, 2008 - Today, the Ontario Municipal Water Association (OMWA) announced the very first recipient of its OMWA Student Bursary. Congratulations Kimberley Orr! Kimberley, of Parry Sound, is a chemical engineering student specializing in laboratory process and control at Cambrian College in Sudbury. “Kim has shown herself to be an environmentally conscientious student during h...... Click here to read this release