OWA Blog

Power of Water Canada Speaker Profile: Joe Moses

Canada’s largest hydroelectric event, the 19th annual Power of Water Canada Technical Conference & Trade Show, will take place October 21-23 in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. As preparations continue, we’re profiling some of this year’s...

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...

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...

Unlocking the Untapped Potential of Ontario’s Far North

By: Paul Norris, President, Ontario Waterpower Association As announced by the Government of Ontario in late February, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) has been reviewing the Far North Act with a view to reducing red tape and restrictions on...