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From Lake to Tap: Toronto's Drinking Water System

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Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

550 University Avenue

2nd Floor Auditorium

Toronto, ON M5G 1X5

Canada

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Seminar Outline:
This seminar will explain how Toronto’s; 4 water treatment plants; 18 water pumping stations; 510 kilometers of
trunk watermains; 10 reservoirs; 4 storage tanks; 52,900 valves; and, 5,015 kilometers of distribution water mains
all work together to get water from the lake to your tap.
Toronto Water every day treats; transmits; stores; and, distributes over 1 billion litres of potable water to all
industrial; commercial; institutional; and, household water users in the City of Toronto. In addition, the drinking
water requirements of a major portion of York Region is supplied by the City of Toronto. This presentation
describes how the system works.


Speaker: Arthur Sinclair, P.Eng. - Toronto Water
Arthur is a Civil Engineer with ten years of experience planning, designing, constructing and maintaining
municipal sewer and water systems. He began his career as a hydraulic modeller then moved to design and
contract administration of large diameter transmission watermains throughout Ontario. Currently, Arthur is
managing the redevelopment of the City of Toronto’s hydraulic model of the potable water transmission system.
Arthur is chair of the East Toronto Chapter of the Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) and a Director of the
Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation for Education. Arthur has bachelor’s degrees in civil and Electrical
Engineering from the University of Ottawa.

Agenda:

  • Sign-In, Networking, & Refreshments: 7:00pm to 7:30pm
  • Introduction: 7:30pm to 7:35pm
  • Presentation: 7:35 pm to 8:45pm
  • Q&A: 8:45pm to 9:00pm followed by distribution of Seminar Attendance Certificates to those who requested them before the early bird registration dead line.

Send questions, to the event organizer, at peo.wtchapter.events@gmail.com.


NOTE: By attending this chapter event you agree to be photographed and/or videographed. Selected material will be posted to the Chapter website at http://www.westtoronto.peo.on.ca under the Past Events heading.

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Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

550 University Avenue

2nd Floor Auditorium

Toronto, ON M5G 1X5

Canada

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