Big-impact software for low-impact stormwater control

When summer storms roll through southern Ontario, city officials depend on stormwater management ponds to store runoff, keep pollutants out of lakes and rivers and prevent basements from flooding. Today, however, municipalities are increasingly adding Low Impact Development (LID) technologies to complement those ponds. Peppered throughout urban environments, these inconspicuous landscape features may take the form of a flower garden along a boulevard, a cluster of trees in the middle of a cul-de-sac or a grass swale at the edge [...]

January 7th, 2019|Categories: Features, News|

2018 Year-In-Review

As 2018 draws to an end, SOWC reflects on a busy and productive past year. We wanted to take this opportunity to revisit some of this year’s highlights. We shared a story about the amazing women driving AWT projects And graduate students broadening their thinking about collaboration and innovation We released our year-end report for 2017 [...]

December 10th, 2018|Categories: Features, News|

Fostering young talent: SOWC supports graduate student participation in Water Innovation Lab (WIL) Canada

The Southern Ontario Water Consortium was pleased to sponsor the participation of three young professionals in a unique experience created by Waterlution: the Water Innovation Lab (WIL) Canada. The event took place in September, 2018 in and around the Queen’s Biological Station near Kingston, ON. SOWC was able sponsor participation by three graduate students that have been engaged with industry-led collaborative projects through the Advancing Water Technologies (AWT) program. The selected candidates were Kimia Aghasadeghi (University of Waterloo), Taryn Fournie [...]

November 6th, 2018|Categories: News|
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