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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2018 Event Awards Excellence in the Waterpower Industry

    Power of Water Canada Conference Recognizes Leadership (November 7, 2018 – Toronto) The 18th annual Power of Water Canada Conference (POWC) was held last week, in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON. Approximately, four hundred (400) delegates from around the globe attended this event. On the evening of October 30th, the OWA hosted its annual awards ceremony, […]

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OWA Releases New Strategic Plan at Power of Water Canada Conference

      Affordable, Reliable, Sustainable Electricity (October 30, 2018 – Niagara on the Lake) Today at the largest gathering of the hydroelectric industry in the nation – the Power of Water Canada Conference – the Ontario Waterpower Association released its Strategic Plan for 2019-2021, entitled “Reinventing and Reinvesting”.  The Plan outlines the industry’s vision […]

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RENEW – OWA Fall Newsletter

Welcome to RENEW, a quarterly publication of the Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA). This issue reviews the current status of the Independent Electricity System Operator’s Market Renewal program and the implications of specific initiatives for the waterpower industry. We look back fifteen (15) years to the report that assessed the recovery of the province’s electricity system […]

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2018 Power of Water Canada Conference – Registration Deadline Extended

    The annual Power of Water Canada Conference and Tradeshow is scheduled to take place October 29th – 31st at the White Oaks Conference Resort in Niagara-on-the Lake. Due to the tremendous interest in this event, the deadline for registration has been extended to Friday, October 26th. This year’s conference will focus on the […]

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