Membership

Benefits of Ontario Ground Water Association Membership:


  • Industry Advocacy: At the provincial and municipal level for the betterment of you and all segments of the Ontario ground water industry.
  • Board of Directors: A demonstrated group of industry professionals regularly addressing all issues to the common benefit of the membership.
  • Executive Director: Employed at the direction of the board and the membership to fulfill our ongoing mandate and working with the office to respond to inquiries and complaints; providing mediation and education as needed.
  • OGWA Office: Full time working on your behalf - interacting with the public and members, assisting with inquiries, maintaining critical OGWA data, plus distributing news and information via our publications and website.
  • Regional Meetings/Conventions/Trade Shows: Continuing education credits for MOE licensing, industry news and workshops as well as the OGWA convention, bi-annual CGWA convention and the NGWA convention all with advanced notice and a reduction in cost.
  • The Source Magazine and the Annual Membership Directory: Our in-house magazine, “The Source” published three times per year, is complimentary and provides you with the ability to contribute news and articles, plus advertising is restricted to members. The Membership Directory is the phone book for our industry and is widely circulated and used by all levels of government and industry.
  • Web Site: The OGWA website promotes the membership to the public. If you are licensed and on the MOE contractor website and an OGWA member on our site, what better credentials can you present to your customers? The website provides resources to Members, updated frequently and with links to government, regulatory, and ground water sites, it is a major resource. Coming soon is a members’ only area for access to information and to allow discussion of pertinent news.
  • Water Testing Program: A joint venture between Well Wise Resource Centre and OGWA to provide lower cost laboratory testing of private well water for the public and contractors wishing to provide the service for their clients. At very low comparative cost and using the OGWA Office as the contact to administer test orders, plus provide a Well Wise report on the results, this is an excellent additional service used by many members.
  • Hotel Discount: Best-rate hotel discounts through Choice Hotels (Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Clarion Resorts, Quality Inn, Econolodge, and Rodeway). See your Membership Card: 2 Ways of Saving – Web or 1-800-424-6423
  • Thrifty Car Rental Services: Special rates and services such as: no underage driver surcharges for ages 21-25, no additional driver fees for company employees or their spouses, HBC Rewards or Free Rental Days through the Blue Chip Rewards program, unlimited kilometres at most locations, and more.
  • Canadian Water Well Drillers General Insurance Program: available through Lackner McLennan Insurance Ltd.


The OGWA publishes a high quality membership directory each year. This booklet is the "go to" listing for professionals in the Ontario ground water industry.

© Ontario Ground Water Association
Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software