Event: OOWA Peterborough Decentralized Wastewater Symposium

Join us at the Ontario Onsite Wastewater Association’s Decentralized Wastewater Symposium (How to Redefine Infrastructure Investment and Economic Development) in Peterborough on September 30th. The all-day event features interesting speakers and a Peterborough Water Technology Spotlight. Visit OOWA’s website for more information.

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Dr. Brent Wootton returns to the CAWT following his secondment at WaterTAP

Fleming College’s Dr. Brent Wootton has returned after completing his secondment with WaterTAP. During his time at WaterTAP (January to July 2015), Dr. Wootton served as the VP Policy and Exports, as well as Interim CEO. Mary Lou McLean served as the Director of Applied Research (Acting) during Dr. Wootton’s […]

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Our Spring E-Newsletter is Out

The first edition of our E-Newsletter is out. If you would like to sign up to receive our newsletter via email, please do so here. To read our first edition, click here.

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We’ve launched SlideShare!


The CAWT has begun to upload some of our most-requested presentation slide decks to our new SlideShare account (http://www.slideshare.net/CentreAlternativeWastewaterTreatment). Now you have access to presentations that were previously unavailable! Our scientists lecture and present on a range of topics surrounding water, wastewater, and emerging technologies. Check often, as we will […]

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Fleming College to provide water sector training in India

On April 15th, during Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi’s official state visit to Canada, Fleming College and India’s National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) signed an agreement that would see the College providing water sector training to India. Fleming College President Tony Tilly signed the MOU during a ceremony in Ottawa. The partnerships formed with the […]

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Fleming College and Trent University receive federal research funding for Noble Purification Euglena testing

Press Release: NSERC College-University Idea to Innovation grant will support research of Euglena as a wastewater management solution City of Kawartha Lakes ON – (April 8, 2015) – Fleming College’s Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment (CAWT) and Trent University will receive federal research funding through a College-University Idea to Innovation […]

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SOWC welcomes Fleming College as new post-secondary partner in Consortium

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From the SOWC: Following unanimous approval by its Advisory Board, the Southern Ontario Water Consortium is proud to announce the addition of Fleming College as a new post-secondary partner. It is the first post-secondary institution to be introduced as a new member since SOWC’s establishment in 2011, increasing the Consortium’s […]

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The CAWT Joins LinkedIn

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We’ve launched a CAWT LinkedIn Showcase Page! Visit and follow us here: http://www.linkedin.com/company/centre-for-alternative-wastewater-treatment Our page will feature news and updates about the CAWT, as well as interesting information about our partners and alternative wastewater technology. Join us and join in!

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Services Brochure Now Online

CAWT Applied Research Services

Our services brochure is now available for download here or from the Services page in the menu above. Whether you are a small startup or a large company, our professional, experienced team can provide you with a full-range of services to meet your research and development needs. The CAWT is […]

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Changes in 2015

The new year brings with it some exciting changes to the CAWT. CAWT Director and Senior Scientist Dr. Brent Wootton has taken a temporary leave from his role at the Centre to serve as the Vice President of Policy and Exports at Ontario’s Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP). We are […]

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