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Drainage Engineers Courses

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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2018 Drainage Engineers Course – Guidance for Environmental Permissions

Thursday, October 25, 2018, 12:30 to 4 p.m. Guelph Holiday Inn

Lunch is NOT included – BYO lunch or purchase a lunch at the Holiday Inn. Registration details to follow. 

Draft Program

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Fisheries Act and Species at Risk Act
  • Conservation Authorities Act & Regulations
  • Endangered Species Act
  • Royal Oak Drain – Huron Kinloss – Fisheries Act Authorization, Conservation Authorities Permit – Discussion
  • Allen-Young Drain – Ashfield Colborne Wawanosh – Fisheries Act Letter of Advice, Endangered Species, Conservation Authority Permit – Discussion

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
Tentative offering date: 2019

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