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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+00:00April 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+00:00March 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+00:00December 13th, 2013|News|0 Comments

EPA’s Top 10 Technology Needs For Water

This article was originally published on Water Online by Laura Martin The water sector faces a host of complex difficulties. According to the EPA, over 55 percent of the tested waters in the United States are impaired, primarily due to nutrients, sediment, and bacteria. Water infrastructure is also in need of improvement - there are [...]

2015-09-01T14:43:53+00:00November 10th, 2013|News|0 Comments

World Water-Tech Gathers International Water Industry Leaders in Toronto

SOWC attended World Water-Tech North America in Toronto, Ontario on October 29th and 30th. The global conference, held for the first time in North America, provided a platform for the international water community to come together and share game-changing ideas for the ever-evolving water industry. Brenda and Evelyn meet with Bernard Tan, Deputy Managing [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:34+00:00November 8th, 2013|News|0 Comments

New SOWC Industry Development Officer Role Strengthens Consortium’s Ability to Engage Industry, Obtain Project Funding

Funding obtained through a partnership with the National Research Council of Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP), has allowed SOWC to support a new staff position that directly supports small-to-media-sized enterprises (SME) in accessing its facilities and capacity. IRAP is a national program that provides advisory services and funding for research and development to innovative [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:34+00:00November 7th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Government of Canada Launches Tool to Help Canadian Businesses Grow and Create Jobs

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired - Dec. 2, 2013) - The Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of State (Science and Technology), along with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), announced a new service providing firms with timely information and advice to identify and access Government innovation support programs that more adequately respond to their needs. Beginning [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:34+00:00November 6th, 2013|News|0 Comments

SOWC Attends WEFTEC 2013 as Exhibitor and Presenter

The Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) attended WEFTEC 2013 in Chicago, Illinois, as both an exhibitor and presenter during the four-day conference. The Water Environment Federation's Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference is the largest conference of its kind in North America. "WEFTEC 2013 is a great opportunity for SOWC to build and strengthen ties with [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:35+00:00September 24th, 2013|News|0 Comments

SOWC: Water Canada Blog (July 2013)

The Southern Ontario Water Consortium is writing a regular blog for Water Canada Magazine focusing on the latest news, developments and information from around the SOWC. The blog can be found online on Water Canada's website. SOWC: Water Opportunities Act Supports Ontario's Growth This past May, Ontario marked the third anniversary of the introduction of [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:35+00:00July 17th, 2013|News|0 Comments
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