[tugs] Water Resources Seminar - November 14

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  • Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2001 22:41:35 -0500

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From: EnviroEng at UofT 
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Sent: Friday, November 09, 2001 2:22 PM
Subject: Water Resources Seminar - November 14

University of Toronto - CWRA Student Chapter

Fall 2001 Series - Seminar 3

Who: All individuals interested in water resources are invited - there is no 
cost to attend

What: Presentation on Toronto Region Conservation Authority Watershed 
Management Activities. Presented by Sonya Meek, G. Bowen, and S. Jarvie, TRCA. 
Organized by the Canadian Water Resources Association - Ontario Branch (CWRA)

Where: University of Toronto, Galbraith Building, Room 117, GB117, located at 
35 St. George Street, between University Ave., and Spadina Ave., North of 
College St.

When: Wednesday November 14, 2001, 12:00 to 1:00

Why: Learn about the water resources industry and future opportunities 

Details: Informal lecture/discussion. Light refreshments will be provided. 

You are invited to learn about current projects and opportunities within the 
water resources industry. The third University of Toronto Canadian Water 
Resources Association (CWRA) student chapter seminar is scheduled for Wednesday 
November 14, 2001, at 12:00 noon on the University of Toronto Campus in GB117. 
A campus map can be viewed at http://oracle.osm.utoronto.ca/map/ 

This seminar will focus on highlights of the current TRCA Watershed Management 
Activities with: An introduction to TRCA's Mandate and Programs (S. Meek); 
Watershed Management Planning and Reporting: Duffins Watershed Example 
(G.Bowen); the Regional Watershed Monitoring Network (S. Jarvie); and TRCA's 
Research Needs (S. Meek). Following the presentation, the seminar room is 
available until 2pm for discussion with the speakers.

The Student Chapter monthly seminar series will be held on campus throughout 
the term and culminate in a late winter/early spring networking evening with 
local professionals in the water resources community. Guest speakers will make 
45-minute presentations during the seminars on topics ranging from projects 
with which they are involved and current water resources issues to the 
development of their careers in this field and future opportunities for 

Attendees will have the opportunity to

  a.. Hear about current projects and recent advancements in water resources 
industry including the application of the current technology 

  b.. Learn about the experiences and careers of water resources professionals 

  c.. Network with potential employers to learn about future career 

  d.. Meet people that can give you an advantage over your competitors when 
finding future employment 

  e.. Become student members of the CWRA and gain eligibility for scholarships 

  f.. Find out about research needs of the water resources industry 

There is no cost to attend any of these seminars and they are open to anyone 
interested in water resources related issues and opportunities. Students are 
welcome to become student members of the CWRA for an annual fee of $40+GST that 
includes a subscription to the semi-annual journal and quarterly newsletter, 
but membership is not a requirement to attend the seminars.

Seminar 4 of the fall series is scheduled for Wednesday November 28, 2001, at 
12 PM in Room GB117 (Seminar 2 was cancelled because of unexpected health 
problems with the scheduled speaker). At Seminar 4, Jennifer Harker from Dillon 
Consulting Ltd. will discuss multidisciplinary approaches in engineering and 
environmental design. Future topics in 2002 might include Ontario Power 
Generation's turbine hydraulic performance testing and large flow measurement, 
St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario Levels Regulation. Possible field tours 
include Ontario Power Generation's test facility at their Niagara plant and 
other facilities or projects in the GTA. 

For additional information about this seminar, becoming involved in the student 
chapter executive or about the CWRA, please contact:

Todd Neff, M.A.Sc., P.Eng.

Engineering Director

Stormceptor Canada Inc.

(416) 960-9900


Most members of the CWRA are employed in the local water resources industry. 
Employers include environmental and engineering consultants, government and 
non-government organizations, and other private companies; these organizations 
include but not limited to the following:

CH2M Hill Canada Limited

Deloitte & Touche, Environment Services

Dillon Consulting Ltd.

Environment Canada

Marshall Macklin Monaghan

Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

Ontario Ministry of Transportation

Ontario Power Generation

Planning and Engineering Initiatives Ltd. 

Stormceptor Group of Companies

Totten Sims Hubicki

Toronto Region Conservation Authority

XCG Consultants Ltd


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