What We Do

  • Identify and respond to issues of interest to OWWA members related to groundwater
  • Conduct seminars to present groundwater information to OWWA members
  • Educate the membership on groundwater issues such as well design and maintenance, water quality, data management, groundwater supply and protection


We work closely with the OWWA Source Water Protection Committee, which leads with respect to tracking and reviewing initiatives related to Source Water Protection for groundwater systems.

Our Activities

The Groundwater Committee communicates with and monitors the activities of several other groups, such as:

  • AWWA Groundwater Committee
  • Children’s Water Festivals
  • AWWA Standards Council
  • MOE and MNR activities
  • International Association of Hydro-geologists
  • Ontario Groundwater Association
  • Association of Professional Geo-scientists of Ontario

Who We Are

In addition to the Chair and Vice Chair, the committee membership ideally includes a complement of at least six additional members and have representation from utilities (large and small), consultants, universities/colleges, and regulatory agencies. Subcommittees are formed as needed in response to issues that arise.

Our Meetings

We meet three times per year, usually in-person and by conference call if necessary.

Committee Member Login


Member Company
Beata Golas The Regional Municipality Of Durham
Dave Kerr City of Kawartha Lakes
Deborah Goudreau City of Hamilton
Dennis Mutti C3 Water Inc.
John Harris International Water Supply
Kim Sayers R.V. Anderson Associates Limited
Lloyd Lemon
Merissa Beedham Ontario Water Works Association
Mike Fairbanks The Regional Municipality of York
Robyn Conway
Sandra Rodriguez
Simon Gautrey Wood Environment & Infrastructure