SOWC Company Project Highlight – Waterloo Biofilter Systems Inc.

Waterloo Biofilter Systems Inc. is a Canadian-owned and operated company that develops, designs, manufactures and maintains advanced onsite wastewater treatment systems. The company has recently focused on advances to its technology to permit phosphorus recovery and reuse from small-scale systems, hoping to capture an emerging market for systems that reduce nutrient pollution and create a [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00October 24th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Researcher Profile – Dr. George Nakhla

Dr. George Nakhla, Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at Western University, and SOWC Wastewater Node Leader in London, Ontario Dr. George Nakhla is a professor of chemical and biochemical engineering at Western University, and is the Salamander Chair in Environmental Engineering. He is the leader of the Southern Ontario Water Consortium's Wastewater [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00October 24th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Researcher Profile – Dr. Glen Van Der Kraak

Dr. Glen Van Der Kraak, Professor of Integrative Biology at the University of Guelph, and SOWC Ecotoxicology Node Co-Leader Dr. Glen Van Der Kraak is the Associate Dean for Research in the College of Biological Science at the University of Guelph, where he is a Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology. He [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00September 16th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

How Big Data Helps Water Management

This article was originally published in Environmental Leader. Canada's Southern Ontario Water Consortium, a public-private-university initiative working in the areas of watershed, wastewater, drinking water management, ecotoxicology and sensor development is now generating big data for global research and development purposes. The new data integration platform for SOWC is being provided by Smarter Planet Solutions [...]

2015-09-01T19:03:51+00:00September 16th, 2014|News|0 Comments

SOWC Project Report Now Available

SOWC has created a summary report as a synopsis of the project to date: the building of a unique platform for research, development and demonstration of water technologies. The report details platform facility completion and other activities since SOWC was established in 2011. To view the report, please click the PDF attachment below. Files [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:33+00:00August 28th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

SOWC to Attend WEFTEC 2014 in New Orleans

SOWC will be attending WEFTEC 2014, held at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana from September 27 - October 1, 2014. See WEFTEC 2014 Fact Sheet. As part of the Ontario Pavilion (Booth 3859), SOWC's booth will be providing information on SOWC's collaborative projects, six research and demonstration nodes (watersheds, wastewater, ecotoxicology, drinking water, [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:33+00:00August 26th, 2014|Events|0 Comments

SOWC Joins Game-changers at Knowledge Symposium

Brenda Lucas, SOWC Executive Director welcomes the audience within her opening remarks On June 17, SOWC and IBM Canada co-hosted an International Water and Environmental Management Knowledge Symposium. The open exchange focused on integrated water and environment management challenges, solutions, best practices and innovative partnerships and marked the launch of the SOWC's data [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:33+00:00June 26th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Hosts Guelph Wastewater Facility Tours

New water research equipment is available for users to access within the facility On June 19, SOWC and the University of Guelph began hosting tours of the SOWC Guelph Wastewater Facility. Throughout the morning, several companies and organizations viewed the newly-commissioned facility to learn about its unique capacity for bench and pilot-scale development [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:33+00:00June 26th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

SOWC at Canadian Water Summit

Event date and time Wednesday, June 18, 2014 (All day) SOWC is attending the Canadian Water Summit. Brenda Lucas, SOWC Executive Director will be moderating the breakout session Urban Emergency: Managing Extreme Water Crises in Cities, and Dr. Dave Rudolph, Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Waterloo and SOWC Watershed node [...]

2015-09-02T17:44:17+00:00May 28th, 2014|Events|0 Comments

SOWC’s Data Integration Platform Featured in Latest Issue of Water Canada

This article was originally published in Water Canada by Stephen D'Angelo A Watershed Moment What happens when data streams from an intensely instrumented watershed are combined with next-generation analytics in a high-powered computing environment? The answer is an unprecedented opportunity to manage watersheds in a smarter way for a diverse array of interested stakeholders. This [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:33+00:00May 23rd, 2014|News|0 Comments
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