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Imagine H2O has announced the startups that will take part in the 2018 accelerator program, including two Canadian firms, Island Water Technologies and H2nanO. From over 200 companies in 36 countries that applied to the organization’s 9th annual program, 13 companies have been selected to participate. Through the evaluation process,…

January 17, 2018 @ 2:21pm

The Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute is a state-owned corporation which conducts research to inform fisheries management and conservation decisions across the country. The KMFRI was in need of a way to quickly compare water quality parameters, both in the field and the lab. In December 2017, Ontario-based MANTECH introduced a new…

January 11, 2018 @ 3:48pm

CULTEC, Inc. and Armtec LP have announced that an agreement has been reached for Armtec to be the exclusive distributor in Canada for CULTEC’s stormwater management products including the Contactor, Recharger, and CULTEC StormFilter series of products. Yvon Lespérance, VP of business development and marketing for Armtec said, “CULTEC is…

January 11, 2018 @ 2:50pm

Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism are set to announce a new initiative today geared to help Canadian small businesses bring innovative solutions to market. The Globe and Mail reported that the Innovative Solutions Canada program will require…

December 14, 2017 @ 7:46am

Vancouver-based Carl Data Solutions Inc. has announced that its Polish subsidiary will develop artificial intelligence (AI) to monitor aging critical infrastructure and improve water systems. The subsidiary received a research and development grant through the European Union for approximately USD $300,000, which will fund exploration into new ways that data…

December 12, 2017 @ 11:37am

Granby, Québec’s Technologies Maid Labs has received $50,000 in government funding to take its water and wastewater software products into the U.S. market. In 2017, the Government of Canada adopted a plan to support Canadian entrepreneurs in their search for innovative solutions that will serve communities. The funding granted to Technologies Maid…

December 12, 2017 @ 10:21am

As a part of Ontario’s action on Climate Change, the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science has announced the opening of the Low Carbon Innovation Fund (LCIF) Technology Validation Stream. The Technology Validation Stream (Stream 1) will support Ontario companies or eligible academic organizations with proof of concept and/or prototype…

November 16, 2017 @ 5:25pm

CULTEC, a Brookfield, Connecticut company that specializes in providing chambers for stormwater management, recently received third-party certification for its newest product to be used in construction projects in Canada. CULTEC’s largest chamber, the Recharger 902HD®, received certification after it passed a review process conducted by Intertek. Intertek found through its…

October 05, 2017 @ 9:21am

Today, SUEZ has announced that, together with Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (having a 30 per cent stake), it has completed the acquisition of former GE Water & Process Technologies (GE Water) for $4.7 billion CAD enterprise value in an all‐cash transaction, effective as of September 30th, 2017.…

October 02, 2017 @ 10:49am

The governments of Canada, Ontario, and the City of Toronto announced a $20 million investment the structural relining of watermains in Toronto, approved under the Government of Canada's Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF). These investments safeguard the health and well-being of residents, protect waterways and preserve local ecosystems. Julie Dzerowicz, MP for Davenport, Cristina Martins, MPP…

September 14, 2017 @ 10:31am

Governor Rick Snyder and the Michigan Legislature have launched a $1 million global search for innovative solutions to the impending invasion of the Asian carp. Both silver carp and bighead carp have progressed to within 10 miles of the three electric barriers built to prevent invasive carp from entering Lake…

August 02, 2017 @ 10:46am

The Milwaukee, WI-based Water Council and Guest of Honor Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch announced the fifth round of winners of the BREW Accelerator and graduated the fourth round of startups during a special ceremony at City Lights Brewing in Milwaukee. Ecoli-Sense from Ontario was among the winning startups. The BREW Accelerator…

August 01, 2017 @ 9:22am

BI Pure Water, Inc. has been approved for a National Research Council Canada's Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) grant to pilot its low-cost remediation solution for refractory organic contaminants. BI Pure Water’s in-house master chemist Ian Wylie has been personally working on the chemical problem for a decade and he…

June 06, 2017 @ 10:45am

Canadian water technology companies interested in targeting high-potential water and wastewater utility clients in California or Texas should take note of a new pilot program being offered by the Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP). With funding from the Global Opportunities for Industry Association's (GOA) federal government grants and contribution program,…

May 10, 2017 @ 10:29am

The winners of the 17th annual Brownie Awards were announced this week at a gala event, held at the Delta Toronto Hotel. With more than 120 brownfield industry professionals in attendance, 10 awards were given out to the builders, innovators and visionaries behind the brownfield rehabilitation projects that has revitalized communities…

December 02, 2016 @ 7:13am

With funding from the Ontario Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science, the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) is offering subsidies to a limited number of Ontario companies undertaking a technology development project for a technology related to biosolids reduction, resource recovery, or energy generation. Two Ontario companies will be offered…

November 23, 2016 @ 10:39am

TECTA-PDS, a drinking water technology company based in Kingston, Ontario, has returned to its roots by exiting the European market to once again become a Canadian firm. TECTA-PDS started as Pathogen Detection Systems Ltd. in 2003. During this stage, researchers at Queen’s University and industry specialists worked together to address…

November 02, 2016 @ 8:01am

This week, the Council of Ontario Universities announced that physical chemistry doctoral student Julia van Drunen has received one of five summer fellowships from the international Electrochemical Society for her research in the fields of water treatment and fuel cell technology. Supervised by Dr. Gregory Jerkiewicz, van Drunen garnered attention when…

April 24, 2012 @ 7:13am

The Ontario Centre for Environmental Technology Advancement (OCETA) and XPV Capital Corporation, in collaboration with several key organizations (including Water Canada), have released a timely new report that describes how Ontario can become a global leader in the US$400 billion water industry. Entitled The Water Opportunity for Ontario, the report…

April 01, 2010 @ 8:26am

[caption id="attachment_5333" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Image via esask.uregina.ca"][/caption] The feds are making an investment in water quality research at the Universities of Lethbridge and Saskatchewan.Today's investment totals $3.75 million and will go towards research projects that will ultimately assist organizations in making environmentally-responsible decisions aimed at preserving water quality. Environment Canada…

March 22, 2010 @ 11:57am

The Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB) and Alberta Environment are calling for feedback from stakeholders on a draft directive, which proposes new requirements for the measurement, reporting, and use of water in thermal in situ oil sands operations that will save an estimated 220.5 million barrels of fresh water over…

February 19, 2009 @ 8:25am

Universities, municipal governments, and companies in Saskatchewan will be able to work together to develop innovative solutions to assess, maintain, develop and renew vital public infrastructure and municipal services such as drinking water, stormwater and wastewater systems. Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology, has announced a renewed…

January 20, 2009 @ 12:35pm