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

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 grant, part of the Natural

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April 8, 2015

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

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

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 membership to nine partners. “Now that we’ve completed

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March 27, 2015

The CAWT Joins LinkedIn

The CAWT Joins LinkedIn

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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March 12, 2015

Changes in 2015

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 pleased that Dr. Wootton will

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January 6, 2015

Dr. Balch Presents at Arctic Change 2014

Dr. Balch Presents at Arctic Change 2014

On Thursday, December 11th, CAWT Scientist Dr. Gordon Balch delivered a presentation at Arctic Change 2014, a 5-day conference in Ottawa that explored issues surrounding climate change and modernization in the Arctic. Dr. Balch’s presentation was titled “Assessing the performance of cold climate natural wetlands in the treatment of domestic wastewater effluents in northern Canada” and

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December 16, 2014

BlueTech Research to Join WaterTAP in Supporting Water Technology Companies in Ontario

The Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP) and BlueTech Research have announced details of a collaborative agreement to provide Ontario water technology companies with access to market intelligence resources through the BlueTech Research membership Insight Service. Under the agreement, WaterTAP and BlueTech will work together to create preferential access for Ontario-based water tech companies to the BlueTech Research

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November 12, 2014

CAWT Arctic studies featured in a new book

CAWT Arctic studies featured in a new book

Scientists and Graduate students working with the Centre of Alternative Wastewater Treatment (CAWT) have written four chapters of a recently published book titled Ecological Modelling and Engineering of Lakes and Wetlands. The chapters involve CAWT research investigating the efficacy and efficiency of using natural tundra wetlands for the treatment of domestic wastewaters in Arctic Canada, and

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November 7, 2014

WaterTAP 2013-2014 Annual Report Released

WaterTAP exists to champion and support Ontario’s status as a world water technology hub. We bring private sector experience to the challenge of helping water technology entrepreneurs, utilities, and investors make the connections and find the resources they need to keep our water sector prospering. Click here for link to  view 2013-2014 Annual Report

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July 3, 2014

Happy Canada Day from Alert

Happy Canada Day from Alert

Fleming College staff, Marcus Sheppard, Kevin Rawlings, and Brent Wootton spent Canada Day in freezing temperatures at CFS Alert – the World’s most northern settlement. The three College employees are doing water testing for the Department of National Defence as part of a long term study. Temperature in Alert Nunavut on Canada Day was +5C (low

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July 1, 2014

WRAIN Celebrates One Year Anniversary

WRAIN Celebrates One Year Anniversary

A WRAIN project. Credit: WRAIN. The Water Research And Innovation Network (WRAIN) has wrapped up its successful first year. WRAIN is a collaborative effort by industry leaders, economic development professionals, research centres, and all levels of government, working together to identify and solve water issues in the City of Kawartha Lakes, Ontario. WRAIN also involves

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March 18, 2014

Private Sector Partnerships with Colleges & Institutes Spike as Applied Research Solutions Fuel Economic Benefits

ACCC News Release 1 Rideau St. Suite 701 Ottawa, ON Canada K1N 8S7 www.accc.ca Private Sector Partnerships with Colleges & Institutes Spike as Applied Research Solutions Fuel Economic Benefits Ottawa, ON, March 5, 2014 – The number of Canadian companies collaborating with public colleges and institutes to solve critical business challenges with applied research partnerships jumped by

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March 5, 2014

Promoting skills development for Indian water sector

Promoting skills development for Indian water sector

NEWS RELEASE FROM THE ASSOCIATION OF CANADIAN COMMUNITY COLLEGES: Ottawa, ON, March 3, 2014 – The Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC), the Canada-India Water Training Consortium (CIWTC), and ReserWater Innovation Foundation (RWIF) have signed an Agreement of Cooperation to enhance workforce capacity and planning through skills development in the water sector. The three organizations will

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March 4, 2014

CAWT to attend World Water-Tech North America Oct 29-30

CAWT to attend World Water-Tech North America Oct 29-30

The World Water-Tech North America summit is where corporate investors, venture capital investors, utilities, engineering consultancies and technology companies will come together to identify new technologies and business models that have the potential to address global water demand, and to forge the partnerships that will accelerate their implementation. This is the most important networking summit for anyone

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October 29, 2013

CAWT to attend WEFTEC 2013 as Presenter

CAWT to attend WEFTEC 2013 as Presenter

The Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment (CAWT) is attending the Water Environment Federation (WEF) conference in Chicago, Illinois, see: http://www.weftec.org/.  The 4-day event is WEF’s annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) and is the largest water industry conference in North America. CAWT’s Senior Research Engineer, Jill Lauren Hass, has been accepted to present “Highly Efficient Removal

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September 30, 2013

Canada – India Water Consortium – ETI Dynamics Newsletter

CONSORTIUM PROFILE The Canada-India Water Training Consortium was formed in October 2012 and is led by the Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment (CAWT, Fleming College, Canada). All the consortium members have proven expertise in developing and delivering Environmental Programs. The members have extensive knowledge of wastewater and water operations, curriculum, training coordination, and custom course

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September 19, 2013

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