Protecting the Future of the Grand River

This article was originally published on Waterloo Stories by Bob Burtt. The Grand River watershed will soon be home to a living lab where new technologies in water and wastewater will be researched, developed, demonstrated and exported globally, says David Rudolph, professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and member of the Water [...]

2015-08-31T14:32:26+00:00April 3rd, 2013|News|0 Comments

SOWC Collaboration with India Water Innovation Cluster

The Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) and ETI Dynamics have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will create opportunities for collaboration benefiting the new India Water Innovation Clusters (IWIC) and Ontario's international water presence. The India Water Innovation Cluster will be home to a world class integrated platform that will further applied research, development and [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:36+00:00March 28th, 2013|News|0 Comments

SOWC: Seeking Partnerships to Fill Gaps in the Grand River Watershed

This article was originally published on Water Canada by Grahame Rivers While innovative companies in the water sector are developing groundbreaking technologies aimed at providing solutions to municipalities, industrial enterprises, and consumers with practical ways to solve water challenges in an environmentally responsible way, these companies must also be able to demonstrate that their technology [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:36+00:00March 27th, 2013|News|0 Comments

The Economic Opportunity That Lies Beneath (Your Streets)

This article was orginially published on the Meeting of the Minds by Brenda Lucas The economic opportunity that lies beneath (your streets) Municipal water and wastewater infrastructure keeps the families that live in Ontario’s cities, towns and municipalities safe. This same infrastructure allows businesses to operate, creating economic opportunity and employment, while it also protects [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:36+00:00March 19th, 2013|News|0 Comments

SOWC: Water Canada Blog (March 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: Seeking Partnerships to Fill Gaps in the Grand River Watershed While innovative companies in the water sector are [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:36+00:00March 15th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Southern Ontario Water Consortium signs MOU with Mitacs to Access Graduate Student Research Expertise

SOWC and Mitacs have announced a Memorandum of Understanding to open strategic partnership opportunities between Ontario's innovative water companies and local, highly-trained university graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. SOWC will help connect Ontario water and wastewater companies to the Mitacs-Accelerate program, giving them access to the latest research expertise from graduate and post-doctoral students. Interns [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:36+00:00March 11th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Ontario-China Research and Innovation Fund (OCRIF)

The Ontario-China Research and Innovation Fund is calling for applications opening May 2013. This fund supports research in two theme areas including water and water-related technologies with up to $1 million per project. For more information please visit

2016-02-09T19:19:26+00:00February 8th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Wastewater Treatment to be City’s Calling Card

This article was originally published by the London Free Press. London may soon become a leader in North America in wastewater technology, city council's civic works committee was told Monday. Peter White, president of the London Economic Development Corp., said plans to turn a sewage treatment plant into a world-class laboratory will build on London's [...]

2015-08-28T19:09:16+00:00January 23rd, 2013|News|0 Comments
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