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Transforming London into a Wastewater Centre of Excellence

This article was originally published in Daily Commercial News by Peter Kenter Sewage is generally thought of as a liability. However a unique program uniting the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC), the City of London and Western University intends to transform waste streams into a valuable commodity with the establishment of an $8-million wastewater centre [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:33+00:00 June 27th, 2014|News|0 Comments

IBM Collaboration Harnesses Power of Big Data to Help Manage Complex Watersheds

MARKHAM, ON, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - A new data integration platform for watershed management built by the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) in collaboration with IBM [IBM:NYSE] is helping researchers, urban planners and others develop more sophisticated tools to predict floods, safeguard the drinking water supply and forecast the impact of growth and urbanization [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:33+00:00 June 24th, 2014|News|0 Comments

SOWC’s Data Integration Platform Featured in Latest Issue of Water Canada

This article was originally published in Water Canada by Stephen D'Angelo A Watershed Moment What happens when data streams from an intensely instrumented watershed are combined with next-generation analytics in a high-powered computing environment? The answer is an unprecedented opportunity to manage watersheds in a smarter way for a diverse array of interested stakeholders. This [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:33+00:00 May 23rd, 2014|News|0 Comments

SOWC’s London Wastewater Pilot Facility Featured in Latest Issue of Water Canada

This article was originally published in Water Canada by Kerry Freek As populations grow, infrastructure fails, and funding shrinks, Canadian municipalities are developing an urgent need to find ways to make water and wastewater treatment facilities more economical and efficient. In Canada, there's no end to the supply of exciting new, cost-effective technologies to close [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:33+00:00 April 23rd, 2014|News|0 Comments

SOWC Invited to U.S. EPA Water Cluster Leaders Meeting

The SOWC attended the Water Technology Innovation Cluster Leaders Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The meeting, which took place from March 24 through 26, provided an opportunity for water cluster leaders from across North America to meet, discuss and share best practices for cluster developments in support of environmental [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:33+00:00 April 23rd, 2014|News|0 Comments

WaterTAP Ontario – Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors

The Water Technology Acceleration Project – WaterTAP – was established to help Ontario-based water industry entrepreneurs and emerging water technology businesses grow to become successful global competitors. WaterTAP is now calling for nominations for Board of Directors - those who want to further Ontario's water sector success. http://www.watertapontario.com/news/press-releases/call-for-nominations-to-board-of-directors/24 The Nominating and Governance Committee of the [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:34+00:00 April 22nd, 2014|News|0 Comments

Ontario Water Sector and Benchmarking Study Survey

Please note that this is an external survey for water companies sanctioned by the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment (MEDTE), and undertaken by KPMG and ONEIA. The Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment (MEDTE) has engaged KPMG and the Ontario Environment Industry Association (ONEIA) to undertake a survey of companies [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:34+00:00 April 14th, 2014|News|0 Comments

SOWC’s Brenda Lucas Presents at CWN Workshop Session

The Messy World of Policy-making: Science, Stakeholders and Sausage Making workshop took place in Ottawa between March 3 and 7. The workshop brought students and young professionals together with a wide range of experts with varying perspectives, backgrounds and disciplines to discuss the complexities and intricacies and challenges of water policy in Canada. During the [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:34+00:00 March 12th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Major Canadian River Contains Artificial Sweeteners

This article was originally published by the University of Water News by Pamela Smyth Researchers from the University of Waterloo and Environment Canada found elevated concentrations of artificial sweeteners in the Grand River, a major river in southern Ontario that flows into Lake Erie, and calculated the equivalent of 81,850 to 188,650 cans of soda [...]

2015-09-01T14:39:11+00:00 December 13th, 2013|News|0 Comments
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