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WaterTAP Board Announced

By Water Canada 02:17PM August 16, 2011

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Nicholas Parker, middle, will chair WaterTAP. Parker is pictured here at OCE Discovery 2010 with (L-R) John Coburn (XPV Capital), Deborah Martin-Downs (TRCA), Angella Hughes (Xogen), and William Cairns (Trojan). Photo: Water Canada

Ontario’s Minister of Research and Innovation, Glen Murray, today announced the chair and board members of the Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP).

Nicholas Parker, co-founder and chair of the Cleantech Group, will chair the board. Other members from the public and private sector include

  • Peter Gallant, VP of business development and regulatory affairs, Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies
  • Linda Gowman, CTO, Trojan Technologies
  • David Henderson, managing partner, XPV Capital Corporation
  • Peter Huck, professor in water treatment, University of Waterloo
  • Carol Maas, innovation and technology director, POLIS Water Sustainability Project
  • Jane Pagel, president and CEO, Ontario Clean Water Agency
  • Brent Wootton, senior scientist, Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment, Fleming College

WaterTAP was established under the Province’s Water Opportunities and Water Conservation Act, 2010, with a mandate to help grow globally competitive companies, and provide high-value jobs in Ontario’s water and wastewater sector. The group will identify opportunities, build partnerships, and improve information flow within the water and wastewater sector.

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