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+00:00 March 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+00:00 March 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+00:00 March 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+00:00 February 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+00:00 January 23rd, 2013|News|0 Comments

Ontario Commercialization and Innovation Voucher

The Government of Ontario is moving forward with the creation of a Commercialization and Innovation Voucher pilot program. The Commercialization and Innovation Voucher was a key recommendation of the Ontario Jobs and Prosperity Council. The Commercialization and Innovation Voucher pilot will provide eligible small and medium-sized enterprises with resources to work with research institutions to [...]

2015-08-28T19:04:32+00:00 January 11th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Ontario Releases Water Sector Strategy

In advance of Ontario's upcoming trade mission to China, which will highlight innovation in the province, the government has released its Water Sector Strategy. The goal of the strategy is to position the province as a North American leader by building on Ontario’s strengths and expertise in clean water technology. The strategy contains an action [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:36+00:00 January 9th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Council of the Federation: Recognizing Excellence in Water Stewardship

The Council of the Federation (COF) Water Stewardship Council has announced the creation of the Excellence in Water Stewardship Awards. These awards will recognize outstanding achievement, innovative practice and leadership in the area of water stewardship. The award will be presented to organizations, partnerships, businesses, institutions, and community groups to recognize their outstanding contributions to [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:36+00:00 January 8th, 2013|News|0 Comments
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