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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

Waterloo’s Green Tech Solution to Rid Waterways of Toxic Algae

This article was originally published in Waterloo Stories by Suzanne Bowness. Phosphorus is one of those nutrients that can be helpful or harmful, depending on its location. As a soil fertilizer it provides an essential nutrient for food crops but in our waterways it's an unwelcome fertilizer providing the essential missing nutrient for toxic algae. [...]

2016-02-09T19:36:13+00:00 May 1st, 2015|News|0 Comments

UW Researcher Finds Way to Remediate Contaminants in a More Natural Way

A University of Waterloo researcher is the first to develop a new way to remediate contaminated groundwater by capitalizing on the power of mother nature. With the help of a specially-designed field testing site built in part by the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC), Mahsa Shayan was able to test the effectiveness of combining a [...]

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

2014 Farvolden Lecture Series and Symposium – University of Waterloo

Event date and time Friday, October 24, 2014 (All day) 2014 Farvolden Lecture This year's lecture features Dr. Peter Fritz, Scientific and Founding Director of the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, UFZ, Leipzig, Germany Dr. Fritz will present: "Hydrogeology, a Changing Science?" on Friday, October 24 2014 at the University of Waterloo's Humanities Theatre, Hagey [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00 October 3rd, 2014|Events|0 Comments

External Event – The Water Institute: Research Symposium 2014

The Water Institute's Research Symposium 2014 will be held May 1, 2014 at the University of Waterloo, and will showcase the breadth of Waterloo's water research and provide an opportunity for organizations and individuals to interact with researchers and students. The Research Symposium is open to External Partners and non-partners of the Water Institute. Silver, [...]

2015-09-02T15:55:47+00:00 April 3rd, 2014|Events|0 Comments