Universities and cities: partners in greatness

Keeping "dead drugs" out of our water supply
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Research builds our urban community

ACWA profiled in the CFI Anniversary Campaign
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Study of stream scum and snails may point the way to cleaner water

Calgary's wastewater treatment research facility lures Spanish ecotoxicologist Jose Rodriguez Gil to city.
UToday, March 22, 2016.
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Researchers develop algae to target contaminants in wastewater

Experiments to mitigate unwanted chemicals and pharmaceuticals in our water take place at ACWA research facility.
UToday, March 22, 2016.
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Calgary scientists create mini-worlds to test water-treatment strategies

The Globe and Mail, November 30, 2015
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Will Big Data Save Our Water Resources?

Water Canada discusses watershed projects, like ACWA, that are tackling issues around Big Data.
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Big Data Helps Canada Keep Waters Clean

Lee Jackson discusses ACWA's collaboration with IBM Alberta CAS.
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New evidence of pesticides in Calgary air, soil

News report on the presence of pesticides in the ail and soil. Video includes a brief interview with ACWA Director and video of University of Calgary undergraduate students sampling the ACWA research streams.
CTV Calgary, June 10, 2015
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Building Better Bugs: Canadian Facility Studies Biological Nutrient Removal

Calgary’s combined wastewater research facility — Advancing Canadian Wastewater Assets — works to develop more efficient bacteria that could save billions of dollars.
Treatment Plant Operator, April 27, 2013
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Outsmart microbes:
attack thy shield with thy spear

Tao Dong, PhD, named Tier II Canada Research Chair in Molecular Ecology of Waterborne Microbes
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Partnership opens a new era in water research

UToday, March 23, 2015
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University partners with city in first-of-its-kind waste water research facility

UToday, March 18, 2015
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Gender-bending waterAlberta Views October 2014 Cover

Dr. L. Jackson featured in the October issue of
Alberta Veiws.
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Experiments in wastewater remediation

ACWA and Dr. L. Jackson featured in
International Innovation Issue 35: Environment.

ACWA Researchers Named Canada Research Chairs

Dr. Joo Hwa (Andrew) Tay named Tier 1 chair in Wastewater Engineering

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Dr. Matt Vijayan named Tier 1 chair in Environmental Toxicology and Physiology

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Developing the next wave of wastewater treatment

UToday, April 14, 2014
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ACWA leaders show off world-class research opportunities to industry

Utoday, January 24, 2014
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Testing ground for technological innovation

Alberta Construction Magazine, Winter 2013
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Wastewater 'rock show' sets stage for world-class science

UToday, September 16, 2013
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New technology from university destroys hazardous PCBs using UV light

UToday, September 11, 2013
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Advancing Canadian Wastewater Assets (ACWA)

UToday, June 2013
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ACWA Honoured by Water Canada

Water Canada's magazine, Water's Next, has selected the ACWA project as an 2012 Innovation honoree in, their annual collection of Canadian Water achievements.

Steady Streams: Over a decade in the works, ACWA is about to make pilot testing history. By. Kerry Freek


Improving wastewater treatment

UToday, August 15, 2012
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Calgary Journal

Breaking new ground in wastewater treatment

Scientists aim to lessen harm from what we put down the drain.
Nicholas Wright. Calgary Journal, August 5, 2011.

Water + Oilsands = Major Research $$ for UofC

UToday, November 27, 2006
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