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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+00:00June 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+00:00January 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+00:00November 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+00:00October 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+00:00October 8th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Pitch your Water Technology at World Water-Tech North America

Deadline for expressions of interest extended to July 23, 2015 The Ontario Clean Water Agency wants your company to pitch its water technology to the dragons at the 2015 World Water-Tech North America Summit October 6 through 8. Co-presented by WaterTAP Ontario and Rethink Events, this year’s summit will welcome more than 175 water industry [...]

2015-09-23T19:35:31+00:00June 19th, 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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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+00:00May 1st, 2015|News|0 Comments
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