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$1.5-Million ‘Energy Neutral’ Wastewater Treatment Project announced

On January 27, 2017, the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) was proud to host an announcement of the first large project to receive funding under its Advancing Water Technologies (AWT) program. GE Water & Process Technologies (GE) will work with the University of Guelph (U of G) along with McMaster University, to test new ways to reduce energy consumption while at the same time generating energy from the wastewater treatment process and utilizing beneficial resources from wastewater. “The consumption of [...]

Moving Towards Smart Water in Ontario

What is “smart water” and what does it mean for the water/wastewater industry? That was the topic of a full-day forum on November 30, 2016 hosted by the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC), the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) and the Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP) in Toronto. Increasingly, “smart” tools and techniques are being developed and implemented for water management and treatment that help to extend asset life, reduce energy and water use, and provide better client service, ultimately leading [...]

January 24th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Trojan Technologies and SOWC team up to provide graduate students the chance to learn about water technology innovation in the private sector

On Monday, January 16, 2017, the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) and Trojan Technologies (Trojan), along with the City of London hosted a “graduate student / industry engagement day” for graduate students and post-docs to meet with company representatives, pitch their research topics and visit the London Wastewater Facility where Trojan is engaged in a technology development pilot. The event is the first in a series of engagement events that will be hosted by SOWC through a new program funded [...]

January 19th, 2017|Categories: Features|Tags: , |0 Comments
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