Thursday, April 29 , 2021 at 2:00 p.m.

Session #8: Troubleshooting, Installation Gone Wrong


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FREE to members.
Fee for non-members $30+HST.


During this session common installation issues with water distribution system components such as curb and main stops, couplings, tapping sleeves, and joint restraints will be reviewed along with possible outcomes. Come learn how to recognize common installation pitfalls as well as review recommended practices and tips to correctly install water system components.

At the completion of this one-hour OJT session, participants will be able to demonstrate the following:

      • Evidence of things seen and unseen.
      • You’re only as good as your tools.
      • The importance of Torque and Lube.
      • Protrusions, bulges and gaps.
      • Restraint Solutions.

Neil McGillivray

of Ford Meter Box has been in the waterworks industry for over 30 years. After graduating from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Economics,  he began his waterworks career with Emco Supply in London, and went on to become the Canadian Division Manager of Star Pipe Canada, General Manager of Wolseley Waterworks, and more recently as Business Development Manager at Ford Meter Box.



These 1-hour virtual sessions are offered every alternate Thursday starting at 2:00 pm.  Sessions are complimentary to all OMWA members and the fee for non-members is $30.00 CAD plus HST per person per session.  

If you have any specific questions regarding this OJT session, please feel free to submit them when you register and we will provide them to the workshop facilitator.   

The OMWA will provide a certificate recognizing participation in these On the Job Training sessions.
Attendance may also qualify as a Continuing Knowledge Activity for the PEO PEAK program

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