FONOM Joins Ontario Communities Proclaiming Waterpower Day

        Value of Waterpower Recognized in Northern Ontario For immediate release (July 29, 2019 – Sudbury, Ontario) The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) and the Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) are pleased to announce the support of northern municipalities in celebrating “Waterpower Day” in Ontario. The inaugural event was held on June […]

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Ontario Celebrates Inaugural Waterpower Day

Made in Ontario Waterpower Recognized Provincially For immediate release (June 20, 2019 – Niagara Falls, ON) The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) is pleased to celebrate June 20th, 2019 as the inaugural Waterpower Day in the province of Ontario. Toby Barrett, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, joined the OWA to celebrate […]

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Member Value: A Key Focus of the Ontario Waterpower Association

By Janelle Bates, Director, Membership Relations and Events, Ontario Waterpower Association A core objective identified in the Ontario Waterpower Association’s (OWA) new Strategic Plan “Re-investing and Re-inventing” is a renewed and direct focus on providing member value. As such, the Association has developed and implemented new member software and educational initiatives and expanded the annual […]

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Heart of Ontario Cottage Country is Home to Waterpower

The Electric History of the City of Kawartha Lakes and County of Haliburton The City of Kawartha Lakes and County of Haliburton are known to many in the province as Central Ontario’s tourist and cottage destination. This area has abundant forests, lakes and beautiful outdoor scenery. Kawartha Lakes is the second largest single-tier municipality in […]

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Water Management and Waterpower

Waterpower facilities are distributed across the province and provide many local, regional and provincial benefits. There are 224 operating waterpower facilities in Ontario, with a total installed capacity of approximately 9,000 megawatts (MW). Water levels are controlled by a series of dams and weirs. Responsibility for managing surface water will depend on where you are […]

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