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OCWA & SOWC Helping Students Transition to Work

Making the jump from school to work is a major transition for students. What real world career opportunities are there for someone with my training? What kind of emerging technology should I know about? How do I craft the best resume? Recognizing this challenge, the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) invited a group of university students from across Ontario earlier this month for an industry engagement day hosted by the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA). It was the second in [...]

March 20th, 2017|Categories: Features|Tags: |0 Comments

SOWC Report – 2016 in Review

For SOWC, 2016 was a strong year that underlined the significance of our work. Highlights: We have renewed support for our mandate The consortium continues to engage and support top research talent The AWT program is a success SOWC has enabled real-world demonstration SOWC is engaging stakeholders in critical dialogue To access the full PDF report, click here.

March 8th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

$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 [...]

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