Friday, May 27, 2022

Part 3: Frazil Ice & Plant Intakes: Production Impacts & Emergency Response


Join this session for a walkthrough of the City of Ottawa 2014 frazil ice event, from detection through to the long-term mitigating activities. The session will go through:

            • The detection and immediate emergency response,
            • The development of the short-, medium- and long-term control measures
            • The lessons that were learned (and tested two years later!)



Brigitte Roth
OMWA W3ETAC Executive, Acclaims Environmental Inc
Brigitte is a management systems, compliance and risk management professional with over 25 years’ experience in achieving legislative compliance, optimizing and integrating management systems, and conducting risk assessments and analysis. She has a passion for preparing and improving emergency response plans, planning and executing annual emergency test exercises and debrief sessions, and developing and delivering training related to the above areas of expertise. Brigitte is also experienced as an alternate Community Emergency Management Coordinator (CEMC) for the City of Guelph from 2015 to 2017 and as a Planning Section Chief in the City’s Emergency Operations Centre from 2014 to 2017.


Caroline Lamoureux, B. Sc.
MS Coordinator, Infrastructure & Water Services Department, City of Ottawa
Caroline has been in the drinking water industry since 2013, as an operator for 8 years and currently as a QMS coordinator. She gained valuable experience and skills while working for different federal ministries and municipalities. She earned a Bachelor of Science in biopharmaceutical sciences at the University of Ottawa and a college diploma in the water and wastewater technician program at Algonquin College.





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