Keewaytinook Okimakanak

Site: Dryden

Service: Water and Wastewater Operators Training

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Delivers technical and academic training programs to certify water and wastewater plant operators 
  • Offers classes and instruction in certification courses, academic upgrading and continuing education units 
  • Provides training which ensures all water plant operators meet the requirements for certification and training in the province of Ontario and meet the regulatory requirements of the Water Resources Act
Training provided in the following foundation skills: 
  • Communications 
  • Hands-on water plant operator training 
  • Mathematics 
  • Public health and microbiology 
  • Water chemistry
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Thunder Bay District ; All First Nations and municipalities within Northwestern and Northern Ontario
Eligibility Focus is for member First Nations within Keewaytinook Okimakanak Territory, but also open to the private sector, the municipal sector and provincial and federal government utility workers
Application Registration required; contact office
Languages English
Fees Service
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-1135
Toll Free Phone 1-877-737-5638
Fax 807-223-8426
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Christy Hopp, Program Assistant; Phone: 807-737-1135 ext 4001; Email:
Alternate Contact Denis Nault, Program Manager; Phone: 807-737-1135 ext 4000; Email:
Site Location Dryden Regional Training and Cultural Centre
Located In Community Dryden
Address 100 Casimir Ave, Unit 209
Dryden, ON P8N 3L4
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Intersection Casimir Ave and Albert St
Mailing Address c/o Keewaytinook Centre of Excellence
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)