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World Water-Tech North America 2017

As municipalities worldwide adapt to extreme weather, the water sector is undergoing radical transformation to build resilience for future disasters and events. New actors are emerging and business models are being revamped to facilitate technology implementation and innovation. With the recent wave of mergers and acquisitions, this signals a real need and desire by the [...]

2017-07-13T17:39:27+00:00 June 20th, 2017|News|0 Comments

SOWC Report – 2016 in Review

For SOWC, 2016 was a strong year that underlined the significance of our work. Highlights: We have renewed support for our mandate The consortium continues to engage and support top research talent The AWT program is a success SOWC has enabled real-world demonstration SOWC is engaging stakeholders in critical dialogue To access the full PDF report, [...]

2017-03-08T15:28:05+00:00 March 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Moving Towards Smart Water in Ontario

What is “smart water” and what does it mean for the water/wastewater industry? That was the topic of a full-day forum on November 30, 2016 hosted by the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC), the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) and the Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP) in Toronto. Increasingly, “smart” tools and techniques are being developed [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:28+00:00 January 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Advancing Water Technologies program call for proposals: Project subsidies for technology development projects related to generating value from Biosolids

With funding from the Ontario Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science, SOWC is now able to offer subsidies to a limited number of Ontario companies undertaking a technology development project for a technology related to biosolids reduction, resource recovery or energy generation. Stream 1: Up to 2 Ontario companies may receive subsidized use of a test [...]

2016-11-23T13:52:36+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|News|0 Comments

Advancing Water Technologies program now allowing more than one project per Ontario company

SOWC’s Advancing Water Technologies (AWT) program is funded by the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario. Amendments to the Program Guidelines now allow eligible southern Ontario companies to undertake more than one AWT project.  Projects may also be more than 12 months, with applicable deadlines for Intake Form submission [...]

2016-11-23T13:51:11+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|News|0 Comments

Advancing Water Technologies program call for proposals for large projects up to $500,000

SOWC’s Advancing Water Technologies (AWT) program is funded by the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario. SOWC is now inviting applications by southern Ontario companies for a limited number of technology development projects of up to 2 years in duration that could benefit from a contribution of up to [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:29+00:00 July 28th, 2016|News|0 Comments

External Announcement: WEAO Student Design Competition 2016-2017

The Water Environment Association of Ontario (WEAO) and the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change are pleased to once again partner on the 9th annual WEAO Student Design Competitions (SDC). The groups have joined forces because of a mutual interest in sustainable infrastructure, with this year’s theme being stormwater management and low impact [...]

2016-07-15T12:58:23+00:00 June 22nd, 2016|News|0 Comments

Prime Minister announces support for innovative water technologies in Southern Ontario

Prime Minister's Office - News Release Waterloo, Ontario 14 January 2016 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Government of Canada will invest $12 million in the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) – a group of post-secondary institutions that work together to advance clean and innovative water technologies. Canadians want to [...]

2016-01-18T21:35:28+00:00 January 18th, 2016|News|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

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
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