2022-09-28 Product news

Next generation of Indigenous water treatment operators ready to support local water quality

During the 15-month internship program, each intern accumulated 1,800 hours of on-the-job experience in water treatment plants, which is a part of the water operator in training (OIT) certification process.

This article is related to Alfa Laval wastewater equipment. Alfa Laval's Separation and Heat Transfer systems are used by municipalities and cities across Canada.


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“Toronto, ON – Last week, Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN), Gezhtoojig Employment & Training, Anishinabek Nation and Water First Education & Training Inc. celebrated the graduation of 14 interns from the Georgian Bay Drinking Water Internship Program. 


This program is a paid internship that recruits young Indigenous adults to the drinking water field, and helps them obtain entry-level certifications required to begin their careers in water treatment. Having qualified, local personnel also supports communities in having access to safe, clean drinking water for the long term…


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