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Drainage Engineers Course

The OSPE Land Drainage Committee organizes technical courses to meet specific learning needs of drainage engineers. Typically a half-day, the annual course is scheduled the afternoon before the Drainage Engineers Conference.

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2019 – Assessments, Allowances and Design Considerations

Session 2 of the Drainage Engineer Training Sessions
Thursday, October 24, 2019, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Register now! The course registration fee is $125.00.


  • Drainage Engineers Guide – Assessments, Allowances and Design Considerations, Tim Brook, Drainage Program Coordinator, OMAFRA
  • An Open Drainage Project Case Study, Stephen Brickman, Dietrich Engineering Limited
  • A Closed Drainage Project Case Study, Brandon Widner, Spriet Associates
  • Southwest Branch of Shepley Drain, Gerard Rood, Rood Engineering Inc.

Accommodations at the Guelph Holiday Inn – $119 per room per night including breakfast. Call 519-836-0231 to reserve your room with booking code DES, or book online.

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Drainage Engineers Training Sessions

The training sessions will be offered on a regular basis.

Session 1 – The Drainage Act and the Role of the Engineer

Session 2 – Assessments, Allowances and Design Considerations

Session 3 – Acts, Miscellaneous Sections of the Act, Appraisals, Benefit Cost, etc.
Tentative offering date: 2020