Ontario Plumbing Inspectors Association, Inc.

Ontario Plumbing Inspectors Association, Inc.


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Kempenfelt Conference Centre

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The 2015 Annual Meeting and Education Seminar will be held from JUNE 14 to JUNE 16, 2015 at the Kempenfelt Conference Centre in Barrie. The format will once again be all-inclusive and will include 3 nights accommodation, all meals, trade show and all seminars. Please note that if you require a room for Saturday night the reservation should be made by the OPIA. The Executive is looking forward to seeing you in June!


Zone and Branches can post information for members on the OPIA Web Site. Please contact Stephen Gould, C.P.S.I.


The Executive of the Ontario Plumbing Inspectors Association wishes to thank the following Associations, members of OPIASO and businesses and individuals for their generous contributions toward the success of the 2014 Annual Meeting and Education Seminar:

The Independent Plumbing and Heating Contractors Association, the Mechanical Contractors Association of Ontario, the Mechanical Contractors Association of Toronto, the Ontario Concrete and Drain Contractors Association, the South Central Branch of OPIA and the York Simcoe Branch of OPIA.

Members of OPIASO
Bibby-Ste Croix, Cast Iron Soil Pipe Association, OPIASO

Businesses and Individuals
Bardon Peterborough, Holiday Inn Peterborough, J Plumbing Ltd Barrie, Modern Niagara Ottawa, Peterborough Utilities Commission and Rainier Blundel.

Thank You All!

The Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating (CIPH), in conjunction with provincial/territorial plumbing inspectors has released a bulletin with information on the distribution and installation of uncertified plumbing products, including the current set of recognised marks. The bulletin may be accessed here.

Mechanical Business readers can now contact Rainier Blundel through the OPIA site for questions and comments on his articles. You can contact him by emailing Rainier Blundel.


Highlights of the Spring issue of the Bulletin include the President's Message, Executive Update, AMES Information and Code Tech questions and answers.

Featured Sponsor - Apollo Valves PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 14 February 2009 20:20
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Apollo Valves is our featured sponsor.

If you are interested in becoming a Sponsor of the OPIA, please check out the forms in the Sponsor section of the site. If you are interested in advertising your business on this site or in the OPIA bulletin, please consult the Sponsor Advertisement form.
Last Updated on Sunday, 26 July 2015 07:24
Certified Plumbing Systems Inspector Certification PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 30 December 2008 11:30

The original Certification program of Class 1, 2, 3 and 4 Certificates which began in 1975 effectively ended on December 19th,1996 when Bill Pr67 received Royal Assent. As part of the implementation of the C.P.S.I. Certification program, two grandfathering clauses were established to recognize certificates issued under the original program.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 March 2009 17:15
Join the OPIA PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 30 December 2008 10:39

The Ontario Plumbing Inspectors Association Inc. (OPIA) is a non profit organization dedicated to protecting the health and well being of the Province of Ontario through safe plumbing. Founded in 1920, our primary purpose is to promote the improvement of plumbing standards to insure protection of the environment, promote the advancement of knowledge concerning the safe installation of plumbing and to insure safe and adequate potable water systems in the Province of Ontario.

Last Updated on Sunday, 06 September 2015 18:40
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