Approved AWT Projects

Approved AWT Projects 2017-11-21T19:56:33+00:00

Resource Recovery and Energy Generation from Wastewater

Industry Lead Member Institution Research Lead Project Title
GE Water & Process Technologies University of Guelph & McMaster University Sheng Chang & Younggy Kim Valuation and Full-Scale Demonstration of the Biological Hydrolysis Anaerobic Digestion (BH-AD) and ZeeLung MABR Technologies for Energy Neutral Wastewater Treatment
Waterloo Biofilter Systems University of Guelph Susan Glasauer Enabling Recovery and Reuse of Nutrients with Waterloo Biofilter Residential Septic Systems
Savron Solutions Western University Jason Gerhard Scale-up development of STARx systems (smouldering combustion) for the destruction of wastewater biosolids
SusGlobal Energy Corp. Fleming College Brent Wootton Development, Optimization and Validation of an innovative integrated anaerobic thermophilic digester for the treatment of organic waste and septage
inCTRL Solutions Inc. McMaster University Younggy Kim Development and Validation of a Model for the Thermophilic Pre-Treatment of Biosolids
RENIX Western University Amarjeet Bassi Phosphorous Removal from Wastewater Secondary Effluent by Uninterrupted Ion Exchange (UIX)
ETO Solutions Corp. Ryerson University Steven N. Liss Demonstration of Aerobic Granular Sludge Formation in Continuous-Flow Systems with CFGU Technology
Trojan Technologies Ryerson University Elsayed Elbeshbishy Integration of collection system, primary clarifier and fermenter for biosolids and wastewater quality management and control

Other projects

Industry Lead Member Institution Research Lead Project Title
A.U.G. Signals University of Toronto Ronald Hofmann Demonstration of an online photonic sensor to guide treatment changes to minimize disinfection by-products in drinking water
Bishop Water Technologies Western University George Nakhla Full scale BioCord demonstration project for cold temperature ammonia removal in wastewater treatment lagoon
Forward Water Technologies University of Toronto Vladimiros Papangelakis Validation and optimization of a pilot-scale proprietary Forward Osmosis process for industrial wastewater treatment, recovery and reuse
Greyter Water Systems Fleming College Brent Wootton Development, optimization and validation of an innovative onsite water reuse technology to treat greywater
MANTECH Inc. University of Toronto Robert Andrews Development of an oxidative organic monitoring tool for source and treated drinking waters
Stantec Consulting Limited Fleming College Brent Wootton Evaluation and assessment of the ability of an advanced engineered wetland to treat glycol de-icing and anti-icing fluids from airport wastewater streams
Formarum University of Toronto Amy Bilton Design and Optimization of a Pico Hydro Turbine for Inline Water Disinfection Systems
Honeywell/ComDev International University of Toronto Elodie Passeport A novel Raman­-based sensor for cost-effective monitoring of nitrate and phosphate in water
Genemis Laboratories Inc. University of Waterloo William Anderson Real-time Microbial Monitoring System
H2FLow Equipment Inc. Fleming College Brent Wootton Pilot Installation to Optimize Performance of the TILT-MBBR-Ultrafiltration, an Innovative Technology for the Treatment of Municipal Wastewater
Environmental Bio-Detection Products Inc. (EBPI) University of Waterloo Simarjeet Saini Design and Construction of Portable Detectors using Fluorescent-based Aptasensors for Priority contaminant detection in water
UV Pure Technologies Fleming College & Queen’s University Brent Wootton & Hans-Peter Loock Design and validation of third generation UV water purification systems for enhanced treatment of drinking water, reuse and wastewater
Hydromantis Environmental Software Solutions Western University & University of Toronto Martha Dagnew & Prasanth B. Nair Dynamic Simulator for Energy and Process Optimization in Wastewater Utilities
Trojan Technologies Western University Ajay Ray Pathogen and Micropollutant Control for Water Reuse using Advanced Ultraviolet-based Technologies
Forsee Instruments McMaster University Chang-qing Xu Prototype development and field validation of an in-line E-coli analyzer for drinking water
ElectroKinetic Solutions Western University Julie Shang Pre-commercial Small-scale Testing Program – ElectroKinetic Reclamation – Dewatering Technology (EKR-DT) of Oil Sands Tailings
GE Water & Process Technologies Canada McMaster University Younggy Kim Electrodialysis in Wastewater Treatment Applications
Civica Infrastructure Inc. University of Guelph Ed McBean Optimized Inspection and Asset Management Solution for Low Impact Development Practices
WCI Environmental Solutions Inc. Ryerson University Andrew Laursen & Vadim Bostan Advanced water treatment technology for enhanced oxygen delivery and aerobic processes in flowing waters
Echologics University of Waterloo Alex Wong & Kumaraswamy Ponnambalam Applying machine learning classfiers to acoustic leak detection data
Primodal Systems Inc. McMaster University Emil Sekerinski Improved High Frequency Water Quality Data Collection: Reliable Real-Time Fault Detection and Data Analysis
SanEcoTec Ltd. Queen’s University Steven Liss Reducing populations of harmful bacteria by using a silver-stabilized hydrogen peroxide disinfectant as part of a drinking water treatment process
Hydromantis Environmental Software Solutions McMaster University Zoe Li Development of an Integrated Toolkit for Predicting Influent Quality of Wastewater Treatment Plants
GreenField Global Inc. Ryerson University Elsayed Elbeshbishy Optimization and Evaluation of Thermal Hydrolysis for Full-scale Anaerobic Digestion
Pattern Discovery Technologies Inc. University of Waterloo Sriram Narasimhan Development of a Novel Hydrant Based Urban Water Distribution Monitoring System
Formarum Inc. University of Toronto Amy Bilton Development of a Pico-Turbine Energy Harvester for Water Networks
CNEM Corporation University of Guelph Emily Yi Wai Chiang & Rafael M. Santos Water disinfection by metallic alloy foam in continuous flow-through bed
Blue Planet Environmental Inc. Fleming College Brent Wootton Development and Validation of an Advanced Wastewater Treatment System for on-site residential septic treatment
Echologics Queen’s University Ian D. Moore Integrating Soil Properties into Wave Propagation Model for Acoustic Condition Assessment of Water-Filled Metal Pipes