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A.U.G. Signals, U of T Researchers Partner to Trial New Drinking Water Monitoring Technology

Introducing new technologies to the inherently conservative drinking water industry can often be met with trepidation. That’s not the case, however, for operators at a water-treatment facility in Smiths Falls, Ontario. Staff in Smiths Falls are embracing a pilot project to test a new, continuous monitoring sensor ultimately aimed at helping control levels of drinking [...]

2017-05-15T14:49:59+00:00May 24th, 2016|Features|0 Comments

Western University Experts are Improving Water Treatment, Protection and Management with help from SOWC

When it comes to problems related to wastewater treatment, water resource management and groundwater remediation, Western University’s researchers are leading the way in finding the answers. “We have more than 50 researchers involved in water research,” says Douglas Keddy, Western’s research communications manager. “By combining their strengths with cutting-edge research facilities, we are finding innovative [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00May 5th, 2016|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Paves the Way Towards the Commercialization of an Innovative Wastewater Treatment Technology

The Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) is playing a critical role in pushing a Renfrew company’s latest innovation in wastewater treatment to market by removing the barriers that can arise in the final stages of development. For many water technology companies, setting up a real-world demonstration that proves the effectiveness of a product to potential [...]

2017-05-15T19:29:38+00:00April 18th, 2016|Features|0 Comments

Upcoming External Events

Date:  April 28, 2016 Title:  Water Institute Research Symposium Description:  The Water Institute’s annual Research Symposium will be held on April 28, 2016 at the University of Waterloo. The symposium will showcase the breadth of Waterloo’s water research and provide an opportunity for organizations to interact with researchers and students.  Program and registration details can [...]

2016-04-14T13:23:09+00:00April 14th, 2016|Events|0 Comments

SOWC Equipment is Enabling U of T Researchers to Test New Water Technologies in the Field

A team of University of Toronto (U of T) researchers are using the cutting-edge equipment supported by the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) to propel innovative drinking water technologies into the hands of industry and government. Led by top water experts Bob Andrews, Ron Hofmann and Susan Andrews, the Drinking Water Research Group (DWRG) involves [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00April 5th, 2016|Features|0 Comments

Queen’s University Becomes SOWC’s Newest Partner

Queen’s University has officially joined the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) adding its unique research, technology development and demonstration facilities to the 10-member network. The SOWC works with private sector and academic partners to advance innovative water technologies to commercialization by providing funding and access to real-world facilities. “The partnerships we have with post-secondary institutions [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00March 17th, 2016|Features|0 Comments

UOIT Experts Are Tackling a Variety of Ecotoxicology Issues With Help From SOWC

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is small but mighty when it comes to its researchers studying a variety of areas within ecotoxicology. “We are smaller than most universities but we have boutique expertise in water research,” says Alison Burgess, Partnerships Officer in the Office of Research Services. “While we don’t have a [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00March 1st, 2016|Features|0 Comments

SOWC’s Collaboration with McMaster is Pushing Sensor Technology Forward

With the help of the Southern Ontario Water Consortium’s (SOWC) state-of-the-art equipment, McMaster University’s water experts are changing the world of sensor technology. The Hamilton University is a global leader in sensor technology and a majority of the development of new tools aimed at solving the water challenges facing industry and municipalities is happening at [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00February 16th, 2016|Features|0 Comments

SOWC’s Advancing Water Technologies Program supported by new funding from Government of Canada

On January 14, 2016, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced an investment of up to $12 million in the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) by the Government of Canada, through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario). The Prime Minister was accompanied by Minister Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00February 8th, 2016|Features|0 Comments

Un nouveau financement du gouvernement du Canada soutient le programme de technologies évoluées de l’eau du CESO

Le 14 janvier 2016, le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a annoncé que le gouvernement du Canada investirait jusqu’à 12 millions $ dans le Consortium pour l’eau du sud de l’Ontario (CESO), par l’intermédiaire de l’Agence fédérale de développement économique pour le Sud de l’Ontario (FedDev Ontario). Le premier ministre était accompagné par Navdeep Bains, Ministre [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00February 8th, 2016|Features|0 Comments
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