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Ontario Water Technology Sector Making a Splash Locally and Globally

Mississauga, Ontario (September 20, 2018) — Today, the Southern Ontario Water Consortium hosted an event to showcase the success of 35 companies under its Advancing Water Technologies (AWT) program. Launched in 2016 with support from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), the AWT program has committed more than $10 million to 60 projects, advancing the commercial readiness of Ontario water technologies and supporting almost 200 jobs. Ontario is a leader in developing game-changing water technology. According [...]

September 19th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Water and Wastewater Asset Management Readiness Survey launched with support from SOWC

Core infrastructure such as water and wastewater systems provide essential services to communities. Nevertheless, municipalities sometimes struggle to make the necessary investments to keep the physical assets in an adequate condition and operating efficiently. The transformative tools of asset management can change the water industry by creating a new mindset for capital investments. Canadian municipalities, especially in Ontario, have understood how asset management can positively impact business and are strongly adopting this practice. The need for direction New asset management [...]

August 27th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

A.U.G. Signals: Near-real-time readings help drinking water plants keep THMs in check

Across North America, drinking water treatment plants have to keep trihalomethanes (THMs) — a potential carcinogen — below strict limits. However, if they don’t have sophisticated gas chromatography equipment and trained specialists on site, plants must rely on commercial labs to test their samples. That means waiting up to a week to get results, which can delay action to address high TMH levels. Considering that each test costs somewhere in the range of $120 to $150, frequent testing gets expensive. [...]

August 21st, 2018|Categories: Features|0 Comments
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