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Call for Submissions

Call for Submissions

The Ontario Municipal Water Association (OMWA) is looking for articles for its next issue of (Water)3. The topic is Water 101: What Every Politician Should Know. We want to provide a source for education about municipal drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems that politicians can easily access and refer to. We also want to offer advice and information to candidates who plan to run in the 2018 municipal elections and want to be informed about municipal issues before they file their papers.

If you have stories about how your municipality has handled teaching councillors about their water systems, the legislation about water, the infrastructure and their legal responsibilities and liabilities, we’d love to hear from you. If you have regular tours of your water facilities, we’d like to hear how well they are attended, what questions participants ask and how your community responds to them.

If you have formal classes or workshops on water for your new councils, tell us what you teach them, and how they respond. And after four years in office, are they still engaged? If not, what can municipalities do to keep water in the forefront, and keep politicians engaged and up to date?

Share your tips, photographs and your stories with us so we can share them. Help us prepare municipal politicians across the province so we can have fully informed and educated councils in the coming term. Deadline is Dec. 15, 2017. Contact us or send your submissions to:

Communications Director
Ontario Municipal Water Association
communications@omwa.org