Apr 23 - Apr 27
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

In Person

Watermain Design TM42

Course Content

  • Sources of water supply
  • Estimating water demand/conservation
  • Hydraulics
  • Network modelling
  • Structural design details/appurtenances
  • Watermain appurtenances
  • Design considerations and other utilities
  • Watermain rehabilitation
  • Soil corrosion and cathodic protection
  • Environmental considerations and approvals
  • Budget and cost analysis
  • Tendering and special provisions

Course Objectives
This course will prepare participants to design new watermain systems and to design additions or replacements for existing systems.

Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for engineers, technicians and technologists who have a basic understanding of watermain design principles and are employed in the watermain design field.

Knowledge of basic hydraulics.

Evaluation Process
Passing Grade:  60%.

This course is recognized by:

  • Association of Ontario Road Supervisors
  • This course may be used as credit in all exam programs including technical specialist, technician and technologist programs. Please contact OACETT to ensure that this course satisfies your particular examination program for certification. Point Value = 7 
  • The Engineering Institute of Canada awards 3.5 Continuing Education Units to this course.
  • This course meets the Ministry of the Environment’s criteria for Director Approved Continuing Education training under O.Reg. 128/04 and has been assigned 3.5 Continuing Education Units. 

Register online or send to register@ogra.org or fax to 289-291-6477. 

Mobushar (Mo) Pannu, P.Eng.

Mobushar Pannu is a Professional Engineer with over 28 years of experience in civil and municipal engineering. He has extensive experience in managing municipal infrastructure, asset management and programming, engineering planning, design and construction of municipal infrastructure gained through a series of progressively more responsible positions with the City of Toronto and the County of Northumberland.

He holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from Concordia University in Montreal, a Master’s of Civil Engineering from the University of Toronto and a Master’s Certificate in Municipal Leadership from the Schulich School of Business at York University.

He started his professional career as a Field Engineer with Trow Consulting Engineers Ontario. He started his municipal career in 1991 when he joined the City of Etobicoke (now part of the City Toronto) Public Works Department. Presently he is the Director of the Transportation, Waste and Facilities Department at Northumberland County.

Prior to accepting his current position, he worked with the Technical Services Department of the City of Toronto as a Senior Project Engineer and as the District Manager of Design and Construction where he was responsible for administering the delivery of the capital works program for the North York District. In these roles he had the opportunity to manage and direct large multidisciplinary municipal projects and teams in the design and construction of complex municipal works including roads, bridges, sidewalks, sewers, watermain and streetscape projects. The district capital works program valued well in excess of $100 million annually.

In addition to design and delivery of capital works, Mr. Pannu has a wealth of experience in infrastructure asset management and planning gained through his work as an engineer in the City of Toronto’s Transportation Services Division. In this role he worked with a team of engineers to manage the City’s 6,000 kilometres of roads, over 600 bridges and culverts, and 10,000 kilometres of sidewalks.

Mr. Pannu is an active member of the Municipal Engineers Association, the American / Canadian Public Works Association, the Transportation Association of Canada and the Ontario Good Roads Association.


Centre for Health and Safety Innovation
5110 Creekbank Rd
Mississauga, ON
L4W 0A1
(905) 219-0044


April 23, 2018 - Apr 27
8:00 am - 5:00 pm