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Advancing technology focus of SOWC and OCWA Partnership

A new partnership between the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) and the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) will help boost Ontario's role as a global leader in the advancement of water technology. The two organizations recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreeing to work together to support the research, development and demonstration of water [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00 July 22nd, 2015|Features|0 Comments

SOWC’s Equipment Plays Integral Role in Drinking Water Treatment Research

The Southern Ontario Water Consortium’s (SOWC) cutting-edge equipment is enabling a group of top water experts at the University of Waterloo to conduct innovative research aimed at improving how we clean our drinking water. Professor Peter Huck, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Industrial Research Chair holder in water treatment, and [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00 June 22nd, 2015|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Welcomes Fleming College as New Post-secondary Partner in Consortium

Following unanimous approval by its Advisory Board, the Southern Ontario Water Consortium is proud to announce the addition of Fleming College as a new post-secondary partner. It is the first post-secondary institution to be introduced as a new member since SOWC's establishment in 2011, increasing the Consortium's membership to nine partners. "Now that we've completed [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00 March 27th, 2015|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Partners with Global Nonprofit Imagine H2O

Partnership will provide SOWC with opportunity to connect Imagine H2O entrepreneurs with piloting and demonstration opportunities SOWC is partnering with Imagine H2O, a nonprofit working to inspire and empower people to turn water challenges into opportunities, most notably by supporting water technology startups identified via its annual Business Innovations Competition. As a "Utility Partner", SOWC [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00 February 27th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Eramosa Engineering Uses SOWC Watershed Data to Enhance Water Treatment Data

Eramosa Engineering, supported by SOWC's data integration platform, has created a unique water and wastewater industry data visualization web-based reporting tool that incorporates historical watershed data with existing plant and remote systems data from around a local municipality's water and wastewater system. The Guelph-based company is a leader in developing customized Supervisory Control and Data [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00 January 26th, 2015|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Facilities Draw Attention From U.S. Delegation

SOWC's cutting-edge research, development, testing and demonstration facilities are attracting attention from those interested in water technology south of the border. Delegates of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Centre (MassCEC), the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the New England Water Innovation Network, recently [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00 January 26th, 2015|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Establishes Industry Advisory Committee (IAC)

The Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) is proud to announce the establishment of its Industry Advisory Committee (IAC). Reporting to the SOWC Advisory Board, the role of the IAC is to provide strategic direction and advice regarding SOWC’s priorities, sustainability and business development activities, and to provide insight on water sector needs and how SOWC’s [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00 January 26th, 2015|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Company Project Highlight – MANTECH Inc.

MANTECH has a solution for 15 minute COD Analysis - Green, Safe and Fast Mantech is changing the way we test water quality with a new technology that is safer for humans and the environment. It's called the PeCOD analyzer and, after a recent successful testing of the technology's performance, the Guelph-based company is set [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00 November 14th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Researcher Profile – Dr. Vassili Karanassios

Dr. Vassili Karanassios, Professor of Chemistry and SOWC Sensor Node Researcher at the University of Waterloo Vassili Karanassios is a Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Waterloo and works closely with SOWC through the SOWC Sensor Node - a segment of the platform that enables the development of automated, [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00 November 14th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Profiled in Regional Tech Magazine

This article was originally published in the Waterloo Region Record by Lisa Maccoll. In an arena where research and grant dollars can be competitive, the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) is a study in collaborative innovation. The consortium, based out of a building on the University of Waterloo's north campus, near Columbia Lake, focuses on [...]

2015-09-01T19:17:05+00:00 November 10th, 2014|News|0 Comments
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