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

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

Eramosa Engineering Uses SOWC Watershed Data to Enhance Water Treatment Data

Eramosa Engineering, supported by SOWC's data integration platform, has created a unique water and wastewater industry data visualization web-based reporting tool that incorporates historical watershed data with existing plant and remote systems data from around a local municipality's water and wastewater system. The Guelph-based company is a leader in developing customized Supervisory Control and Data [...]

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

SOWC Facilities Draw Attention From U.S. Delegation

SOWC's cutting-edge research, development, testing and demonstration facilities are attracting attention from those interested in water technology south of the border. Delegates of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Centre (MassCEC), the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the New England Water Innovation Network, recently [...]

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

SOWC Establishes Industry Advisory Committee (IAC)

The Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) is proud to announce the establishment of its Industry Advisory Committee (IAC). Reporting to the SOWC Advisory Board, the role of the IAC is to provide strategic direction and advice regarding SOWC’s priorities, sustainability and business development activities, and to provide insight on water sector needs and how SOWC’s [...]

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

External Funding Opportunities – January 2015

Environmental Technologies Solicitation - Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP) Value: Not specified.  ESTCP funds projects averaging between $300,000 and $500,000 per year. Deadline:March 12, 2015. Successful applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal. The Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP) is the U.S. Department of Defense's (DoD) demonstration and validation program for [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00January 23rd, 2015|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Company Project Highlight – MANTECH Inc.

MANTECH has a solution for 15 minute COD Analysis - Green, Safe and Fast Mantech is changing the way we test water quality with a new technology that is safer for humans and the environment. It's called the PeCOD analyzer and, after a recent successful testing of the technology's performance, the Guelph-based company is set [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00November 14th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Researcher Profile – Dr. Vassili Karanassios

Dr. Vassili Karanassios, Professor of Chemistry and SOWC Sensor Node Researcher at the University of Waterloo Vassili Karanassios is a Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Waterloo and works closely with SOWC through the SOWC Sensor Node - a segment of the platform that enables the development of automated, [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00November 14th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

External Funding Opportunities – November

Alberta-Ontario Innovation Program - Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Expression of Interest Deadline: Any time prior to February 13, 2015. Full applications will be accepted by invitation only. The Alberta-Ontario Program supports cross-provincial collaborations between industry and academia to solve key industry challenges in both provinces. The program is managed by Alberta Innovates-Technology Futures (AITF) [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00November 14th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Company Project Highlight – Waterloo Biofilter Systems Inc.

Waterloo Biofilter Systems Inc. is a Canadian-owned and operated company that develops, designs, manufactures and maintains advanced onsite wastewater treatment systems. The company has recently focused on advances to its technology to permit phosphorus recovery and reuse from small-scale systems, hoping to capture an emerging market for systems that reduce nutrient pollution and create a [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00October 24th, 2014|Features|0 Comments
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