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Advancing Water Technologies program call for proposals: Project subsidies for technology development projects related to generating value from Biosolids

With funding from the Ontario Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science, SOWC is now able to offer subsidies to a limited number of Ontario companies undertaking a technology development project for a technology related to biosolids reduction, resource recovery or energy generation. Stream 1: Up to 2 Ontario companies may receive subsidized use of a test bay in the SOWC London or Guelph wastewater pilot facilities for up to 6 months (until June 30th, 2017). Successful companies must be able to [...]

November 22nd, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Advancing Water Technologies program now allowing more than one project per Ontario company

SOWC’s Advancing Water Technologies (AWT) program is funded by the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario. Amendments to the Program Guidelines now allow eligible southern Ontario companies to undertake more than one AWT project.  Projects may also be more than 12 months, with applicable deadlines for Intake Form submission (see below). Applications for Large Projects (AWT contribution of more than $100,000) will also be considered, with additional requirements. All other AWT Program eligibility criteria [...]

November 22nd, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

MANTECH, UofT Test New Tool to Measure Oxygen Demand in Drinking Water

As new technologies are adopted by the drinking-water industry, ways of analyzing treatment processes must keep pace. Guelph, Ontario-based MANTECH Inc. is working to do just that with its new online chemical oxygen demand analyzer for source and treated drinking waters, known as the PeCOD. It’s designed to measure the oxygen demand (OD) and associated oxidative changes in organic matter on a near real-time basis. “The OD characterization of all organics is not being measured or available to the drinking-water [...]

October 13th, 2016|Categories: Features|Tags: |0 Comments
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