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London Pollution Plant’s Research Centre Expected to Draw Industries from Around the World

This article was originally published in the London Free Press by Norman DeBono. A tour of an $8-million water research centre at London's Greenway pollution control plant Friday was rife with bad puns. The fragrance in the air was called "the smell of opportunity." It may be no joke. The centre has drawn attention from [...]

2016-02-09T19:29:41+00:00 May 25th, 2015|News|0 Comments

WaterTAP Names Dr. Peter Gallant as President and CEO

This article was originally published in WaterTAP by Kerry Freek. The Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP) Board of Directors today announced that Dr. Peter Gallant has been appointed as President and CEO, effective immediately. "We are pleased to welcome Peter to the team," said Kenneth A. Morrison, WaterTAP Board Chair. "He is a skillful, seasoned [...]

2015-09-01T20:02:39+00:00 May 19th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Local Companies Provide Purification Systems to Other Nations Around the World

This article was originally published in the London Free Press by Norman DeBono. London's water businesses are tapping into different kinds of dirty to keep business flowing. Purifics has landed a deal to clean landfill leachate — water leaking from garbage dumps — in Poland, while Trojan Technologies is seeing growth in cleaning water from [...]

2015-09-01T19:57:46+00:00 May 13th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Waterloo’s Green Tech Solution to Rid Waterways of Toxic Algae

This article was originally published in Waterloo Stories by Suzanne Bowness. Phosphorus is one of those nutrients that can be helpful or harmful, depending on its location. As a soil fertilizer it provides an essential nutrient for food crops but in our waterways it's an unwelcome fertilizer providing the essential missing nutrient for toxic algae. [...]

2016-02-09T19:36:13+00:00 May 1st, 2015|News|0 Comments

World Water-Tech North America 2015

Event date and time Tuesday, October 6, 2015 (All day) to Thursday, October 8, 2015 (All day) 2015 marks the 3rd year for the World Water-Tech North America summit, supported by WaterTAP Ontario. Held on October 6-8, the summit will focus on city resilience and the future for advanced technologies in strengthening our urban water [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00 April 24th, 2015|Events|0 Comments

SOWC Welcomes Fleming College as New Post-secondary Partner in Consortium

Following unanimous approval by its Advisory Board, the Southern Ontario Water Consortium is proud to announce the addition of Fleming College as a new post-secondary partner. It is the first post-secondary institution to be introduced as a new member since SOWC's establishment in 2011, increasing the Consortium's membership to nine partners. "Now that we've completed [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00 March 27th, 2015|Features|0 Comments

UW Researcher Finds Way to Remediate Contaminants in a More Natural Way

A University of Waterloo researcher is the first to develop a new way to remediate contaminated groundwater by capitalizing on the power of mother nature. With the help of a specially-designed field testing site built in part by the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC), Mahsa Shayan was able to test the effectiveness of combining a [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00 March 27th, 2015|Features|0 Comments

External Funding Opportunities – March 2015

MITACS Elevate (Postdoctoral Fellows) MITACS Intent to Apply Deadline: April 23, 2015 Duration: 2 Years Value: $50,000 (stipend) + $7,500 (research costs) Industry matching contribution is required This is a training program for postdoctoral fellows, in which participants lead and undertake an industrially relevant research project. During this time, fellows receive experiential training in R&D [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00 March 27th, 2015|Features|0 Comments

Water Institute – Research Symposium 2015

Event date and time Thursday, April 30, 2015 (All day) Event information Name: Research Symposium 2015 Date: April 30, 2015 Host: The Water Institute - University of Waterloo Website: http://water.uwaterloo.ca/symposium/ Event summary Research Symposium 2015 will showcase University of Waterloo's water research in the areas of Cold Regions, the Waterloo Moraine, Urbanization and Nanotechnology. Also [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00 March 26th, 2015|Events|0 Comments

GRCA-provided Testing Site Gives Primodal’s Monitoring Device Real-world Experience

Primodal Inc.'s water quality monitoring device is now robust enough to take on the harsh conditions of the real world thanks to nearly two years of testing at one of the Grand River Conservation Authority's (GRCA) monitoring stations. In May 2013, the Hamilton-based company became the first Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) user to access [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00 February 27th, 2015|Features|0 Comments
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