The BCWWA Annual Conference & Trade Show is British Columbia’s premier water and wastewater industry event, featuring one of the largest trade shows of its kind in Western Canada. Come experience exciting professional development and networking opportunities for everyone in the water industry across BC and the Yukon.


Join us to connect with manufacturers and suppliers, network with colleagues, engage in educational sessions, and build your skills and industry knowledge.


  • Connect with over 170 exhibiting companies.
  • Network with colleagues from diverse areas of the industry.
  • Learn from over 100 educational presentations.





Dates & Times:

Conference: Sunday, May 26 - Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Trade Show: Sunday, May 26 - Monday, May 27, 2019



Conference Venues: 

Victoria Conference Centre (720 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC)

Fairmont Empress (721 Government Street, Victoria, BC) 


Trade Show Venues:

Carson Hall, Victoria Conference Centre (720 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC)

Crystal Garden, (713 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC) 



Now open

Early bird rates available until April 3, 2019





The Education Program is now available

The 2019 Education Program is rich with content for all water professionals, and also provides specialty programming on small systems, source control, and operations.


Choose from more than 100 presentations, including panel sessions and interactive workshops.


Check out the 2019 Annual Conference Education Program.



Call for Conference Volunteers


Volunteering at the conference is a great way to learn more about the water and wastewater sector while also giving back to the Association. You'll have the opportunity to network with others in your field and meet key contributors to the BCWWA, including members of the Board of Directors and the Technical Advisory Committees. You will also have access to select conference education sessions for free!


Register your interest in volunteering at the Annual Conference.



Call for Operator Challenge Teams


The Operator Challenge is back for 2019! Are you ready to test your skills?


The event will take place on Sunday, May 26 at the Conference, and features fun, hands-on challenges to test the knowledge and skills of operators around the region.


Enter your 2019 Operator Challenge team.



Call for the Best of the Best


Does your municipality have the best drinking water around? Find out by going head to head with water providers from across BC and the Yukon in the 2019 BCWWA 'Best of the Best' Tap Water Taste Test on May 28!


Register your municipality for the Tap Water Taste Test.