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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+00:00May 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+00:00April 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00February 27th, 2015|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Partners with Global Nonprofit Imagine H2O

Partnership will provide SOWC with opportunity to connect Imagine H2O entrepreneurs with piloting and demonstration opportunities SOWC is partnering with Imagine H2O, a nonprofit working to inspire and empower people to turn water challenges into opportunities, most notably by supporting water technology startups identified via its annual Business Innovations Competition. As a "Utility Partner", SOWC [...]

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

External Funding Opportunities – February 2015

Request for Proposals: Operational, Monitoring, and Response Data from Unit Processes in Full-Scale Water Treatment, IPR, and DPR (WRRF-14-16) The WateReuse Foundation Deadline: March 19, 2015 Value: $200,000 (25% matching requirement; cash/in-kind) WateReuse Foundation The WateReuse Research Foundation conducts and promotes applied research on water recycling and desalination. Under the Foundation’s Solicited Research Program, research [...]

2015-09-04T21:55:51+00:00February 27th, 2015|Features|0 Comments

An Ontario Consortium Will Help Test and Prove New Treatment Technologies

This article was originally published in Treatment Plant Operator by Ted J. Rulseh. Manufacturers constantly develop new and improved wastewater treatment technologies. A key question is how and where to test and prove them before going to market. Traditionally, the process includes bench scale and pilot testing, the latter phase often requiring cooperation from a [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00February 18th, 2015|News|0 Comments
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