Updates to our Advisory Board and Biosolids Working Group Membership

As we position Ontario Water Consortium (OWC) for the future, we have recently added new members to our Advisory Board. We would also like to acknowledge an update with regards to our Biosolids Working Group. Advisory Board Upon completing the first phase of Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) and commissioning all infrastructure in 2014, a new Advisory Board was established. Its membership was primarily comprised of Vice-Presidents Research or equivalent from each of our post-secondary partners, as well as the [...]

January 2nd, 2020|Categories: News|

London, Ontario teams up with water tech companies to accelerate innovation

In 2014, the City of London cut the ribbon of a new research and development facility at their Greenway wastewater treatment plant. The City — in collaboration with the Ontario Water Consortium (OWC) and Western University — transformed an unused building into a site where water technology companies can test new systems in a real-world setting. Here, in secure, privately partitioned bays, innovators can access up to 4,500 cubic metres of flow a day, drawn from anywhere in the treatment [...]

December 3rd, 2019|Categories: News|

Breaking down petroleum pollution

How Ontario’s researchers are transforming the water sector Taking promising research from the lab bench to the marketplace isn’t a simple journey. But with a little help, investigators at Ontario universities are commercializing their discoveries. And the technologies they’ve developed — from high-tech sensors to artificial intelligence and nano-catalysts — promise to change water monitoring, distribution and treatment, both locally and globally. In Part Five, the final article in this mini series, learn how Dr. Frank Gu's research team at [...]

November 19th, 2019|Categories: News|
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