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How to increase the resilience of water and wastewater utilities in the face of climate change and increasing disasters: Training event

About the session

Languages: EN, FR, SP

Through case studies to familiarize participants with OWB’s mandate to provide water and wastewater utilities in developing countries:
1.     Assistance to recover and rebuild after disasters
2.     Capacity building training and mentoring
To outline how utilities can avail themselves of OWB’s free services
To learn how to assist the OWB mission.

Moderator: Valerie Jenkinson, Chair, Operators Without Borders, Canada

Presentations and Panel discussion

Greg Solecki, Internationally Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) and Business Continuity Professional CBCP: Proem and OWB, Canada

Ian Mcilwham, Manager, Compliance at the Regional Municipality of Durham; Chair for Canada’s National Critical Infrastructure Working Group and the Canadian Mirror Committee Chair for ISO TC 224, Canada

Bernard Ettinoffe, General Manager Dominica Water and Sewerage Company (DOWASCO), Dominica

Jason Mank, Manager of Operations and Maintenance for 6 Utilities at the Ontario Clean Water Agency, Canada

Open discussion and Q&A


Operators without Borders (OWB)