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Watershed Research Combined With SOWC Infrastructure is Making Mimico an Ideal Testing Ground for Industry

One of the most urbanized watersheds in Canada is becoming an ideal spot for researchers and industry to develop technologies geared towards improving water quality and flood prevention thanks to the Southern Ontario Water Consortium’s (SOWC) monitoring infrastructure and a University of Toronto (U of T) professor’s research. The watershed monitoring infrastructure set up at [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00 November 5th, 2015|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Welcomes Rahim Kanji

SOWC is happy to announce the hiring of Rahim Kanji for the position of Manager, Industry Partnerships. Rahim brings to the position a wealth of experience in the water and wastewater sector. Prior to his engagement with SOWC, Rahim spent the past 10 years in various private and public sector roles providing him with expertise [...]

2015-12-10T15:23:55+00:00 November 5th, 2015|News|0 Comments

External Funding Opportunities – November 2015

Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) – Core Solicitation U.S. Department of Defense (See: Non-Federal Broad Agency Announcement) Core Proposal Deadlines Pre-Proposal Deadline: January 7, 2016 Full-Proposal Deadline: March 8, 2016 Value: varies SERDP issues two annual solicitations. The Core Solicitation seeks proposals for basic and applied research, and advanced technology development. Core [...]

2015-12-10T15:40:50+00:00 November 5th, 2015|Features|0 Comments

Plant Profile: Two For One

Water & Wastes Digest: October 2015 By Mary Beth Nevulis Canadian plant combines treatment & research in one facility Treatment plants by nature are service facilities, built to turn waste into something that can be safely returned to the natural environment or reused. The Greenway plant in London, Ontario, Canada, is that and more—in addition [...]

2015-12-10T15:24:41+00:00 October 20th, 2015|News|0 Comments

WEFTEC 2015 in Review

The 2015 Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC), held in Chicago September 26-30, 2015, was an important opportunity for SOWC, represented by Executive Director, Brenda Lucas, to solidify relationships with Ontario water companies and meet international companies interested in SOWC. More importantly the annual conference was a great success for the Canadian/Ontario [...]

2015-12-10T15:25:50+00:00 October 8th, 2015|News|0 Comments

SOWC and Laurier’s partnership propels environmental research

Wilfrid Laurier University’s (Laurier) leading expertise in ecotoxicology and water issues in cold regions combined with SOWC’s cutting-edge equipment is spurring research projects that are vital to the protection of our environment. Laurier is home to some of the top researchers studying the impact of contaminants on aquatic life. The university is also the only [...]

2015-09-03T19:16:56+00:00 September 3rd, 2015|Features|0 Comments

SOWC at WEFTEC 2015 in Chicago

Event date and time Monday, September 28, 2015 (All day) to Wednesday, September 30, 2015 (All day) SOWC is attending WEFTEC 2015 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois from September 28-30. As the global demand for clean water grows, system operators and environmental managers are looking for sustainable solutions - and they're finding them in [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00 August 28th, 2015|Events|0 Comments

Advancing technology focus of SOWC and OCWA Partnership

A new partnership between the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) and the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) will help boost Ontario's role as a global leader in the advancement of water technology. The two organizations recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreeing to work together to support the research, development and demonstration of water [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00 July 22nd, 2015|Features|0 Comments

SOWC taps into University of Guelph’s vast expertise in water

This is the first in a series of profiles of the post-secondary institutions that are members of the Southern Ontario Water Consortium. From engineers to biologists to social scientists, the University of Guelph (U of G) brings a whole spectrum of expertise in water research to its partnership with the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC). [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00 July 21st, 2015|Features|0 Comments

Raising the Bar

State-of-the-art wastewater facilities help set a new standard for research and innovation. Water Canada: July 6, 2015 By Evelyn Allen & Deirdre Healey One of the most significant barriers to the advancement of wastewater technologies has been accessing municipal wastewater treatment plants in order to test innovations in real-life scenarios. “Ten years ago, there wasn’t [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00 July 13th, 2015|Features|0 Comments
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