Fleming College professor attends World Water Forum in Marseille, France

Lindsay, ON – March 27, 2012 – Fleming College professor Gordon Balch represented the Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment (CAWT) in Marseille, France. From March 12 to 17, Balch was one of 35, 000 participants at the World Water Forum, which is a forum devoted to solving global water issues. Forum […]

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Fleming College hosts World Water Day event

Lindsay, ON – March 20, 2012 – Fleming College will celebrate the importance of freshwater during their World Water Day event on Thursday, March 22, 2012. From noon to 1 p.m. in room 250 of the Frost Campus, Fleming will put the spotlight on freshwater with the help of speakers, a […]

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Fleming College Water Champion Featured in National Publication

With his successful track record in applied research and innovative wastewater treatment technologies, it comes as no surprise to colleagues at Fleming that Dr. Brent Wootton, the College’s Alternative Wastewater Treatment (CAWT) Director and Senior Scientist, was named and featured under the People category in the January / February issue […]

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CAWT Director named to provincial water advisory board

Fleming College Senior Scientist Dr. Brent Wootton has been appointed to the Province of Ontario’s Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP). The Hon. Glen Murray, Minister of Research and Innovation, named Wootton to the WaterTAP board for a term of one year. Dr. Wootton is the director of Fleming’s Centre for […]

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NSERC funding for Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment

Fleming College’s Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment (CAWT) will receive a $150,000 grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) it was announced last week. The grant will go toward purchasing research equipment for the Centre to enhance the college’s applied research capacity. “This funding will allow the […]

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New CAWT lake and watershed research project in Quebec

Fleming College’s Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment (CAWT) will participate in a federally-funded watershed and lake rehabilitation program in Quebec. BlueLeaf Inc. of Drummondville (Québec) and Conseil de gouvernance de l’eau des bassins versants de la rivière Saint-François (COGESAF), made the announcement this week. The CAWT project, one of two […]

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Ministry of the Environment announces funding for source water protection

Minister of the Environment John Wilkinson visited the Frost Campus on Jan. 26 to announce funding of $7 million annually for four years for source water protection in Ontario. Mr. Wilkinson made the announcement at the Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment (CAWT). The CAWT has received $150,000 of that funding […]

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Provincial government draws on Fleming College’s water expertise

Lindsay ON – (November 24, 2010) – Fleming College’s Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment (CAWT) had a direct role in advising the province on Ontario’s new Water Opportunities and Water Conservation Act. The act, passed on Nov. 23 in the Ontario Legislature, builds on Ontario’s expertise in water protection services […]

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Fleming’s CAWT Receives $2.3 Million in Research Funding

Lindsay, ON – October 12, 2010 – Fleming College is one of a select group of colleges in Canada to receive funding from the College and Community Innovation Program, a collaborative initiative between the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of […]

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Fleming College Scientist Heads to Paris

The SubWet 2.0 software program is used in the design of wetlands to treat waste water and improve water quality. Dr. Wootton, recently added cold climate simulation models to the software program. Wootton is the Senior Scientist and Director of the Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment at Fleming College in […]

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