Coming Soon: A New Look and a New Name for the CAWT

The CAWT is changing! (sort of) To better reflect the work that we do, the CAWT is changing its name to the Centre for Advancement of Water and Wastewater Technologies, but you can still call us the CAWT. The newly updated cawt.ca website is coming soon. The new site will […]

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The CAWT Achieves ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Certification

Fleming College’s Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment (CAWT) has achieved ISO/IEC 17025:2005 certification from the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation (CALA). The CAWT has become the only college laboratory in Ontario with this certification listed in CALA’s Directory of Accredited Laboratories. The ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standard formally identifies laboratories that offer testing […]

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Fleming Receives Research Funding

Fleming College’s Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment in Lindsay has been awarded a $75,000 federal research grant as part of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s (NSERC) College and Community Innovation (CCI) Program. The funding will support ongoing research in partnership with BlueLeaf Inc., at their study […]

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Advisory Board Welcomes New Members

Michael Skinner and Ron Taylor are the newest members to join Fleming College’s Technology Access Centre (TAC) Advisory Board. Together, they join a group of established industry and business professionals providing industry specific guidance to the CAWT. Ron Taylor, CAO of the City of Kawartha Lakes has more than 20 […]

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Using Tundra Wetlands to Treat Municipal Wastewater in Canada’s Far North

  Written by Gordon Balch and Brent Wootton Original article from watercanada.net   The treatment of municipal wastewaters in small northern communities across Canada can be challenging because of harsh climatic conditions, difficult logistical and operational circumstances, competing demands on limited financial resources, and challenges associated with staffing treatment plants […]

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$12M in Federal Funding for Southern Ontario Water Consortium Announced

From Fleming College: City of Kawartha Lakes, ON (Jan. 15, 2016) — Fleming College is part of a group of post-secondary institutions with expertise in water technology that will participate in a number of industry-led collaborative projects as a result of $12 million in federal government funding to the Southern Ontario […]

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The Showcasing Water Innovation Final Report is Released.

The Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment participated in a joint study with the City of Kawartha Lakes, Queens University, Wilfrid Laurier University, and Terrapin Water (formerly C&M Aquatics) as part of the Showcasing Water Innovation (SWI) program. The SWI program was a one-time, multi-year program that enabled Ontario communities to […]

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Dr. Brent Wootton presents at OOWA Peterborough Decentralized Wastewater Symposium

Dr. Wootton attended the Ontario Onsite Wastewater Association (OOWA) Peterborough Decentralized Wastewater Symposium on Wednesday, September 30th. The event was an interesting day full of ideas and discussion surrounding infrastructure investment and economic development (specifically how decentralized wastewater treatment technologies can support economic growth). During the Technology Spotlight portion of […]

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Hong Zhang, Ph.D., joins the CAWT

Hong Zhang

The CAWT would like to introduce and welcome our newest staff member, Hong Zhang, Ph.D., to the Centre. We are excited to have Hong on the team to lend her expertise in disinfection byproducts, corrosion control, advanced oxidation, anaerobic sludge beds, membrane bioreactors, micropollutants, advanced analytical instrumentation, and much more. […]

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