Water / Wastewater Professional

Tony Smerychynski, CWP, CWWP

Tony is an Level IV certified water and wastewater professional with a solid track record in plant commissioning, compliance and course instruction.

Seasoned wastewater and water treatment professional with an extensive professional background spanning over 25 years. Tony holds a Level IV in water and wastewater treatment.

  • Proven experience in leading commissioning projects and transfer of ownership
  • Former water and wastewater instructor
  • Commitment to continuous learning

Tony has consistently showcased his expertise in supervisory roles and project management. He coordinated the development of discharge permit licenses and overseeing the transition of the McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment from the design-build Harbour Resource Partners engineering consortium to Capital Regional District’s (CRD) operation.

Tony was actively involved in commissioning processes including Metro Vancouver’s Seymour-Capilano Filtration Plant (SCFP) and the Lulu Island WWTP. As a Water Treatment Foreman, he took a leadership role in staff training, content development, and SCADA/CDACS operations.

Tony’s passion for the water and wastewater domain extends beyond fieldwork. As an educator at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), he was instrumental in sharing knowledge across various subjects, from water treatment to chemistry and upgraded course materials to match industry benchmarks. Tony’s accomplishments also include the establishment of skills execution evaluation processes, ensuring a safe educational environment. By regularly attending industry conferences and workshops, he ensures that Almaquin remains at the forefront of integrating emerging technologies and best practices.

With an affinity for challenges in the field and a commitment to fostering skills development, Tony embodies a blend of hands-on expertise and instructional capabilities.

Featured Projects

Seymour-Capilano Filtration Plant Commissioning

The Seymour-Capilano Filtration Plant (SCFP) located in North Vancouver which supplies water to Metro Vancouver is Canada’s largest direct filtration facility.

Metro Vancouver