2018 Interface Fires Workshop: Risks & Mitigation

 

In recent years, the threat of wildfires has become a reality for many communities across British Columbia. The summer of 2017 provided dramatic examples of the devastation that wildland fires can have when they quickly spread into nearby communities. This includes the unique threats to infrastructure that water and wastewater facilities face, include damage to watersheds. This workshop is designed to provide water and wastewater professionals with an overview of interface fires, including how to assess risk before and after a fire event, common mitigation practices, and tools (such funding resources) that are available to communities. 

Who should attend?

Individuals who are involved in developing risk management plans for water facilities and watersheds, including operations managers, operators, consultants and engineers.

 

Date:

March 13, 2018

Location:

Thompson Rivers University Conference Centre, Kamloops

CEU:

0.6 CEU Core for WWC - WD - WWT - WT - SWWS - SWS

Registion:

 Early bird closes February 1, 2018

Early bird member: $199.00 + GST
Early bird non-member:  $319.00 + GST

Regular registration closes March 5, 2018
Regular member: $249.00 + GST
Regular non-member: $369.00 + GST

 

 

Education Program

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