QWEL (English) - Kelowna, BC

We are excited to invite you to the upcoming QWEL training program!

The Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper (QWEL) training is a Water Sense certification program for professionals working in the landscape and irrigation industries.  The program was created in California with a strong focus on water use efficiency.  QWEL training in Kelowna incorporates local content and trainers that are knowledgeable and passionate about the topics covered.

Kelowna Water Smart is the first organization in Canada to receive authorization to present this program and this will be our third time offering the training.

What are the benefits of taking the QWEL training?

  • Includes local and Okanagan content
  • Focuses on water use efficiency
  • Increases understanding of bylaw requirements and industry best practices
  • Opportunity to engage with industry professionals
  • Marketing advantage of completing QWEL training
  • Inclusion in the QWEL contractor database; link and information featured on the City of Kelowna website and highlighted by Water Smart team


Dates, Times and Details:

Friday, April 21, 2023             7:30am – 3:00pm

Friday, April 28, 2023             7:30am – 4:30 pm

Location:        Kinsmen Fieldhouse

                        3975 Gordon Drive


Sandwich lunches and cold beverages will be provided

Manual is included. Paper and pens will be available also.

Participant Fee:    $25 per person (covers lunch costs). The City of Kelowna Water Smart program covers other costs.

For more information or to register:

Check out QWEL at www.qwel.net for general information about the program.

Email waterkindshauna@gmail.com or call/text Shauna at   250-826-5463 if you have question and/or to register.

Location: Kinsmen Fieldhouse

Presenter: Shauna Burnell; Waterkind Brad Burnell; Waterkind Ken Salvail; KHS Landscape Professionals Sigrie Kendrick; Okanagan Xeriscape Association

Friday, April 21st, 2023 7:30 am-3:30 pm - Location: Kinsmen Fieldhouse
Friday, April 28th, 2023 7:30 am-3:30 pm - Location: Kinsmen Fieldhouse

Registration Closes: 05/12/2023

Sponsored by: City of Kelowna

For more information, contact:

Shauna Burnell
(250) 826-5463

Online Registration is not available.