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CANCELLED: CWQA Spring Event - Educate & Engage
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When: Wednesday, April 29, 2020
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Where: Hampton Inn & Suites
65 Cromarty Drive
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia  B3B 0C3
Contact: Shelley Peters

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CANCELLED: CWQA Spring Event - Educate & Engage


April 29, 2020 - Dartmouth, NS


Registration cost: Member $165.00 | Non member $199.00


Sponsorship: $350.00






8:30 am

Mike Weatherill - Purolite - Basics of Water Chemistry

9:30 am

Greg Reyneke - Red Fox Advisors - Iron Bacteria

10:45 am


11:00 am

Bennett Buchsieb - Graver Technologies - Arsenic and Heavy Metal Removal

12:15 pm


1:15 pm

Mike Weatherill - Purolite - PFAS

2:15 pm


2:30 pm

Greg Reyneke - Red Fox Advisors - Selling Your Service Department

3:30 pm

Matt Schumacher - Saint Francis Xavier University - Relation of Geology to Water
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Vendor Reception


Room rate: $149.00


To make reservations, please proceed to this link and complete the following:


  1. At the top of the screen select the dates of your stay and how many rooms you’d like to book
  2. Select “special rates” and input “CWQ” in the group code box 
  3. Select “rooms & rates” 

    Guests can also call toll free at 1-877-406-7701 and quote group code CWQ.






Mike Weatherill

Purolite Corporation

As one of the former owners of Biolab Equipment Canada a Water System Manufacturer, Mike has over 20 years of experience in Water Treatment Technology.  In 2008, Mike started up a service company named Regeneration Services which specializes in High Purity Water Applications. 

For the last 9 years Mike has worked as a Technical Sales Specialist with Purolite Corporation concentrating on residential, commercial and industrial resin based systems.  Along with his experience in Water Treatment, Mike also studied at the University of Western Ontario and Sheridan Institute of Technology obtaining a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, along with a Special Diploma in E-commerce Management.


Greg Reyneke

Red Fox Advisors 

Greg Reyneke has over two decades of experience in the management and growth of water treatment dealerships. His expertise spans the full gamut of residential, commercial and industrial applications, including wastewater treatment, rainwater harvest, aquatic ecosystems, greywater reuse and bacteria-control. He is a member of the WC&P Technical Review Committee, serves on the board of the WQA, and also serves on the board of the PWQA, chairing their Technical and Education Committee. You can follow him on his blog at www.gregknowswater.com







Bennett Buchsieb

Graver Technologies


Removal of Heavy Metals

Bennett Buchsieb has worked in the water treatment industry for over 19 years. His focus has been specific to the treatment of organics and inorganics removal in water through the use of different technologies throughout his career in the areas of municipal, industrial, remediation and dewatering. He has his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering.






Matthew Schumacher

St. Francis Xavier University


An outstanding and progressive geoscience professional, Matthew Schumacher is the phenomenal Environmental Science Instructor at St. Francis Xavier University.
A self-admitted nerdy fellow, who enjoys baseball, retro games and the odd scotch, Matt, as he is affectionately known around campus, performs his duties as Lab and Sessional Instructor with brilliance.

He excels in the teaching of all things ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE as well as GEOMATICS. With an educational background in HYDROGEOLOGY and QUATERNARY GEOLOGY, he is quite passionate about groundwater issues and is not above digging holes in the sand at the beach with his kids. 

Matt is a personable, outgoing and supportive member of the Earth Sciences Department and enjoys being outdoors and in the field.  His door is always open and welcomes visitors. 


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