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Forward Water Draws on UofT Expertise to Advance Forward Osmosis Technology with SOWC Support

Going with the flow is an adage Forward Water Technologies won’t argue with. The Mississauga, Ontario company has developed a new forward osmosis technology that uses engineered “switchable salts” to purify wastewater. It’s a low-energy process for bulk cleanup of industrial wastewater streams and is aimed at alleviating the global demand for fresh water and [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:29+00:00 August 24th, 2016|Features|0 Comments

A.U.G. Signals, U of T Researchers Partner to Trial New Drinking Water Monitoring Technology

Introducing new technologies to the inherently conservative drinking water industry can often be met with trepidation. That’s not the case, however, for operators at a water-treatment facility in Smiths Falls, Ontario. Staff in Smiths Falls are embracing a pilot project to test a new, continuous monitoring sensor ultimately aimed at helping control levels of drinking [...]

2017-05-15T14:49:59+00:00 May 24th, 2016|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Equipment is Enabling U of T Researchers to Test New Water Technologies in the Field

A team of University of Toronto (U of T) researchers are using the cutting-edge equipment supported by the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) to propel innovative drinking water technologies into the hands of industry and government. Led by top water experts Bob Andrews, Ron Hofmann and Susan Andrews, the Drinking Water Research Group (DWRG) involves [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00 April 5th, 2016|Features|0 Comments

SOWC’s Advancing Water Technologies Program supported by new funding from Government of Canada

On January 14, 2016, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced an investment of up to $12 million in the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) by the Government of Canada, through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario). The Prime Minister was accompanied by Minister Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00 February 8th, 2016|Features|0 Comments

Un nouveau financement du gouvernement du Canada soutient le programme de technologies évoluées de l’eau du CESO

Le 14 janvier 2016, le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a annoncé que le gouvernement du Canada investirait jusqu’à 12 millions $ dans le Consortium pour l’eau du sud de l’Ontario (CESO), par l’intermédiaire de l’Agence fédérale de développement économique pour le Sud de l’Ontario (FedDev Ontario). Le premier ministre était accompagné par Navdeep Bains, Ministre [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00 February 8th, 2016|Features|0 Comments

Watershed Research Combined With SOWC Infrastructure is Making Mimico an Ideal Testing Ground for Industry

One of the most urbanized watersheds in Canada is becoming an ideal spot for researchers and industry to develop technologies geared towards improving water quality and flood prevention thanks to the Southern Ontario Water Consortium’s (SOWC) monitoring infrastructure and a University of Toronto (U of T) professor’s research. The watershed monitoring infrastructure set up at [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00 November 5th, 2015|Features|0 Comments