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 develops new software in collaboration with UN

Fleming College is this week officially releasing environmental software it developed in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The Subsurface Wetland Model software – or Subwet 2.0 – has been developed by both UNEP and the college’s Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment (CAWT) to assist in the design […]

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