Operations & Maintenance

Ty Surowski, Regional Sales Manager at Rotobec provides a brief introduction and history of Rotobec and the products that they manufacture --in particular Rotobec’s electric ...
OWA President Paul Norris and Ontario Power Generation's Director of Dam and Public Safety Tony Bennett present an informative and engaging webinar. Individual dam owners, ...
Chris Goodell, Principal Consultant for Hydraulics and Hydrology at Kleinschmidt Associates, discusses probabilistic dam safety modeling using the software program McBreach, ...
Civil engineering works, such as dams, powerhouses, water gallery systems, geotechnical structures adjacent to the reservoir (anchoring, rockslides, landslides), tunnels and ...
Jorn Baayen, Senior Consultant & Lead Modeller, KISTERS AG and Steve Elgie, Regional Sales & Support Manager, KISTERS North America, led a webinar presentation ...
Hatch has a long history of model development for hydro systems that was first started as a means to conduct engineering analysis in the 1970’s but later evolved into the ...
ASI Group shares the latest innovative applications and technologies for underwater inspection, maintenance and repair projects including: Hydro Quebec’s Wirescan™ for ...
Learn how to recognize and solve turbine control and regulation issues that can often be attributed to wicket gate bearing problems. Stuck gates, broken shear pins and ...
Philippe Eck, Service Centre Manager of DB Santasalo, discusses the products & services that are offered by DB Santasalo, a gearbox manufacturing company. Learn about DB ...
Madsen discusses the Woodward control solutions for hydro turbines, upgrade paths for legacy governors and hydro turbine control solutions and provides an overview of the IEEE ...
Greg Auger, P. Eng, Commercial Director, Millstream Engineering and Alina Stepanians, P. Eng, Technical Director, Millstream Engineering discuss eliminating oil and grease ...
Taking Stock of Your Penstock: The Underrated Importance of Maintaining a Key Facility Structure. This informative webinar explores the importance of a proactive, systematic ...
A case study that summarizes the work that was done by Thordon Bearings in 2019 to upgrade the bearing and seal water filtration system at the Orillia Power Swift Rapids power ...
A case study of the installation of modular and variable-width stoplogs, providing for a simplified approach, whereby storage, handling, and other costs are well managed and ...
Learn more about the Canadian Dam Association's signage guidelines as well as other current leading practices in dam safety signage that provide dam owners with a ...
A case study of how ABB is partnering with Enel Green Power to deliver innovative predictive maintenance solutions that will low maintenance costs and transform the ...
During this presentation representatives from H2O Power LP highlight the redevelopment of the Kenora GS, the assessment of critical components, viable solutions, and economic ...
The Sawer Dam case study provides an excellent case example of the development process for low head site and the key challenges - both economic and technical.   ← Library Home
The “Operation & Maintenance Strategies for Hydropower - Handbook for Practitioners and Decision Makers” recently prepared by the World Bank (WB), with support for the ...
This session will be focused on how strain gauge and vibration measurements on a fixed-blade axial runner have been used to demonstrate the prediction capability of numerical ...

Environmental

Michael Sears, Business Development Manager, Innovasea discusses how advances in acoustic telemetry have enabled researchers to monitor fish passage facilities and fish ...
Climate extremes are manifesting as more frequent, often bigger rainstorms over Ontario in particular. This webinar addresses the following: See high-resolution precipitation ...
Learn how the HydroMaster weather and forecasting service is being implemented in the Grand River Watershed to improve awareness and preparedness for flood producing weather ...
Both the federal and provincial governments have launched Hydrogen Strategies, including an important and growing role for “Green Hydrogen”. Hear from agency officials at this ...
Presenters discuss lessons learned throughout nearly three decades of riverbank erosion monitoring along a large northern Ontario river.   ← Library Home
Federal, Provincial and Municipal governments are all engaged in implementing Climate Change Strategies and Plans. Increasingly, corporations are establishing their own ...

Policy

A panel discussion on the IESO’s strategies to acquire and reacquire resources to meet Ontario’s electricity requirements over the short, medium, and longer terms. What are ...
Both the federal and provincial governments have launched Hydrogen Strategies, including an important and growing role for “Green Hydrogen”. Hear from agency officials at this ...
Legislative amendments made to the Federal Fisheries Act are moving from policy into practice across the province and the OWA continues to collaborate with Fisheries and ...
The Ontario government is continuing its modernization of Environmental Assessment – the most fundamental change in the 50-year history of the legislation. As the proponent of ...
Driven in part by socially conscious investors, the push for sustainable business practices has led to a dramatic increase in the adoption of environmental, social and ...
Local, Regional, National and Global economic recoveries will be a key feature of 2021 and beyond and the theme of “Building Back Better” after the pandemic pause is part of ...

Other

In this webinar Merertu Mogga Frissa, Program Manager, Diversity & Inclusion at Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC), will walk attendants through the content by ...
The University of Toronto Faculty of Applied Sciences and Engineering (UofT) is a world-renowned community of researchers and students dedicated to solving some of the world's ...
Owners of Ontario’s 225 waterpower facilities collectively invest hundreds of millions annually in their maintenance and refurbishment, providing local, regional and ...