The Canadian Public Works Association (CPWA) Board of Directors has unanimously elected Andrew Stevenson to a two-year term as as President of CPWA. CPWA serves as “the voice of public works” in Canada and its primary area of activity is federal-level advocacy in support of public works and infrastructure.
As President, Andrew will represent CPWA and its members on national public works and infrastructure issues with the federal government in Ottawa and will work collaboratively with other stakeholder groups on issues of national concern. Stevenson has previously served as a leader of the APWA/CPWA Saskatchewan Chapter Board of Directors in various capacities since 2006, including serving as President since February 2015. He has represented the Saskatchewan Chapter on the CPWA Board of Directors since 2011.
Congratulations to Cathy Kavalench, from Watson, SK, winner of a Starline® bluetooth speaker. Thank you to all who visited us at our booth at the UMAAS Conference. It was great to see everybody again!
ATAP is offering Class 1 and 2 Water and Wastewater Certification Preparation Courses this fall for individuals planning to apply for Operator Certification. CEU-accredited water and wastewater workshops are also available for Operators seeking to improve their understanding and skills in their daily water and wastewater operations, and for renewal of their certification.
We are pleased to offer a new workshop this fall in Saskatoon, instructed by ATAP’s new Electrical, Controls & Instrumentation Project Manager, Jared Suwala, P.Eng.:
Control Systems Troubleshooting Basics (PLC/SCADA) – This one-day workshop (0.6 CEU application in process) will provide water and wastewater operators with essential knowledge to troubleshoot their treatment plant and distribution/collection control systems. Topics include control system hardware, common terminology, PLC status indicators, metering a circuit, why do we automate?, communications, common SCADA screen navigation.
Please visit our Courses and Registration page for more information, and for registration forms for the above.
Please visit our ATAP Tradeshow Booth and say hello to our staff June 8th and 9th at the Saskatoon Travelodge Hotel. You can pick up our fall 2016 Schedule of CEU Workshops and Water & Wastewater Operator Certification Preparation Courses or discuss your requirements of our many field services. We look forward to seeing you in person at the conference!
Attending the 2016 Annual SPWA (Saskatchewan Public Works Association) conference in Regina? Please drop by and visit ATAP's booth (#16) at the Trade Show February 23rd and February 24th in Regina at the Delta Regina Hotel. ATAP's Andrew Stevenson (ATAP Manager) will be there in his dual function as head of ATAP Saskatchewan and as President of the SPWA. Andrew Hickey, Water Technician Training Lead, from our Regina ATAP office will also be there to meet and greet delegates and is presenting the ATAP CEU workshop "Membrane Filtration" on February 25th as well as a talk on "Cross Connection Control Awareness" at 10 am on Wednesday, February 24th. We welcome back old friends and look forward to meeting new. Ask us about our all of our field services and our spring schedule of courses and CEU workshops.
Check out ATAP Manager Andrew Stevenson's article on reservoir cleaning in the Fall 2015 issue of Western Canada Public Works' Roadrunner magazine.
Congratulations to Josh Stringer of Choiceland, the ATAP booth draw prize winner at this year’s SWWA Conference. Josh won an ATAP North End Sport jacket. It was also great to sit with he and his wife at the banquet and learn more about them. Many will recognize the Stringer name from around ATAP.
We look forward to seeing all our friends and clients at the SWWA Conference & Tradeshow 2015, hosted at TCU Place. Come visit ATAP at booth #1 and talk to us about your field service needs or our spring 2016 schedule of training courses and CEU workshops. All the ATAP staff will be in attendance.
For more information on the SWWA Conference and Trade show, visit http://www.swwa.ca/