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Solid solutions for Alberta’s tailings pond problems

Across the Athabasca oil sands, energy companies are wrestling with a sticky question: what to do with the tailings they produce. The byproduct of mining bitumen, tailings are a mixture of water, fine clay particles and other suspended solids that get pumped into large ponds where they are left to settle — a process that can take decades or longer. To speed up that process, the industry has tried many different approaches. For example, adding a flocculent encourages the clay [...]

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

Women making waves in water tech

From tackling green algae blooms in Lake Erie to providing safe water to communities in sub-Saharan Africa, water technology innovators in Southern Ontario are making all kinds of achievements possible. And in many cases, the driving force behind these advances is female. We’d like to introduce you to a few of these wave-making women. Leading the (re)charge Christine Haas, President, Renix Inc. While working on a contract for the VP of research at Western University, Christine Haas [...]

January 31st, 2018|Categories: Features, News|1 Comment

Trojan Technologies advancing leading edge technological innovation in wastewater reuse and wastewater resource recovery

Trojan Technologies is a recognized trailblazer of Ontario’s water tech frontier, known globally for its energy-efficient, advanced ultraviolet (UV) disinfection systems. With some 10,000 municipal facilities in more than 100 countries using its applications, Trojan has the largest installed base of municipal UV systems in the world, making it one of the province’s most stunning success stories. The company shows no signs of slowing down. In addition to supporting current customers with UV products and services, Trojan is also devoting [...]

January 15th, 2018|Categories: Features|0 Comments
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