SOWC Hosts Hatch for Mini-forum

Dr. David Rudolph, Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Waterloo and Watershed Node leader speaks to Hatch representatives at a sesnor station in Alder Creek On April 30, the SOWC hosted representatives from Hatch, a North American consulting engineering firm, for a half-day forum on SOWC facilities and engagement [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:33+00:00May 21st, 2014|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Acquisitions to Date Include Some Home-grown Technologies

SOWC benefited from a $19.58 million investment from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) and an $8.9 million investment from the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Research & Innovation's Ontario Research Fund in August 2011. These funds were made available to implement the project proposed and developed by the [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:33+00:00April 24th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

SOWC’s London Wastewater Pilot Facility Featured in Latest Issue of Water Canada

This article was originally published in Water Canada by Kerry Freek As populations grow, infrastructure fails, and funding shrinks, Canadian municipalities are developing an urgent need to find ways to make water and wastewater treatment facilities more economical and efficient. In Canada, there's no end to the supply of exciting new, cost-effective technologies to close [...]

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

SOWC Invited to U.S. EPA Water Cluster Leaders Meeting

The SOWC attended the Water Technology Innovation Cluster Leaders Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The meeting, which took place from March 24 through 26, provided an opportunity for water cluster leaders from across North America to meet, discuss and share best practices for cluster developments in support of environmental [...]

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

SOWC Researcher Profile – Dr. Ed McBean

Dr. Ed McBean is a Canada Research Chair in Water Supply Security, Professor, and Assistant Dean of External Partnerships at the College of Physical and Engineering Science at the University of Guelph. Dr. McBean is also the Wastewater node leader for the SOWC – a segment of the platform that is supporting capacity for the [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:34+00:00April 21st, 2014|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Engages Platform Partners at Collaborative Research Forum

On Friday, January 24, 2014 over 40 academic and government representatives joined the SOWC at the University of Waterloo for a collaborative research forum to explore research interests, ideas for collaboration, and priorities for engaging the private sector through the SOWC platform. Short sessions about each "node" or theme area within SOWC provided attendees with [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:34+00:00April 3rd, 2014|Events|0 Comments

SOWC FedDev ICP Proposal – Call for Expressions of Interest

The Southern Ontario Water Consortium, in collaboration with our partners, is preparing an application for funding to a grant program of the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev) called "Investing in Commercialization Partnerships." We are proposing to create a cluster to consolidate the exceptional assets already in place in the province and greatly [...]

2015-09-04T16:34:07+00:00March 20th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

SOWC’s Brenda Lucas Presents at CWN Workshop Session

The Messy World of Policy-making: Science, Stakeholders and Sausage Making workshop took place in Ottawa between March 3 and 7. The workshop brought students and young professionals together with a wide range of experts with varying perspectives, backgrounds and disciplines to discuss the complexities and intricacies and challenges of water policy in Canada. During the [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:34+00:00March 12th, 2014|News|0 Comments

New SOWC Facility Overview Available

Highlighting the technical specifications of the SOWC Drinking Water node facilities, a new one-page facility overview is available on the SOWC Resource page for downloading. Each overview provides a high-level summary of SOWC node facility capacity for prospective SOWC industry partners. Along with the new Drinking Water overview, currently available facility overviews include the Watershed [...]

2015-09-04T15:43:45+00:00January 28th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

SOWC 2013 – Year in Review

The SOWC Guelph Wastewater event hosted more than 125 attendees eager to learn more about the platform 2013 has been a very busy and exciting year for the SOWC. Over the past 12 months, we have been working hard to deliver a platform for water technology research, development, demonstration and testing needs. We [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:34+00:00December 15th, 2013|Features|0 Comments
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