Centre for Advancement of Water and Wastewater Technologies

Fleming College

The Centre for Advancement of Water and Wastewater Technologies strives to become a leader in the research, development, improvement, and commercialization of new water-related technologies and solutions. Working with industry partners from emerging concepts to real world applications, it is our goal to turn innovative ideas into market advantage for a cleaner world.

Environmental technology/biotechnology

Areas of Innovation Expertise

  • Water treatment
  • Wastewater treatment

Point of Contact:

Jenn Paul Manager,
Projects & Partnerships
Phone: (705) 324-9144 x. 3068
Email: cawt@flemingcollege.ca

Mailing address:

Centre for Advancement of Water and Wastewater Technologies Fleming College
200 Albert Street
S. PO Box 8000
Lindsay Ontario K9V5E6

Technical and Business Services

Business Mentorship referrals Design Services IP Protection facilitation Logistics Marketing Advisory Services referrals Proof of concept Regulatory guidance Sample analysis and testing Technology development Technology evaluation / validation Testing Services Commercialization referrals Facilitation service (introduction) Performance Monitoring and Management Problem solving Product testing Project Management Scientific and technological monitoring Scientific report writing Scientist/Engineer/Technologist Labour Venture Capital referrals

Applied Research and Development

Design of Experiment Laboratory/pilot scale prototyping Pre-clinical development (chemistry & analytical biochemistry, metabolomics, pharmaceutical science, cell biology & microbiology) Process optimization Report preparation on R&D results Performance monitoring and analysis Regulatory guidance


Customized corporate on-site & in-house training

Technology Diffusion

Field site product demonstration Industry-specific events & symposia Publishing in Peer Reviewed Literature Seminars and Workshops Evening speaker series Participation at trade shows & other venues with or on behalf of partners Presentation of results at conferences

Inventory of Specialized Equipment

  • Indoor greenhouse research facility for projects and mid-scale pilot studies.
  • Environmental chamber that simulates precise climate conditions.
  • On-site college wastewater source that can be modified to suit project needs.
  • State-of-the-art analytical laboratory (ISO 17025 certification pending).
  • Wet chemistry/sample preparation area.
  • Six modifiable research test cells that allow for treatment and testing of completely separate wastewater sources
  • 20 ponds used for lagoon trials.
  • NSF Certified lab
  • CAP 7400 DUO (Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP-OES)
  • EVOQ Cube (Liquid Chromatography- Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/ MS))
  • Ultimate 3000 series (Ultra-High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC))
  • Trace 1300 MS 110V with FID detector and SSL injector module (Gas Chromatography Mass Spectroscopy (GC/MS)
  • FLASH 2000 Elemental Analyzer (Carbon, Nitrogen and Sulfur analyzer (CNS))
  • ICS- 1600 (Ion chromatograph)
  • IC DX-120 (Ion chromatograph)
  • SmartChem 200 Discrete Wet Chemistry Analyzer (Automated Colorimeter)
  • PC Titrate/PC BOD (BOD Autosampler/ Titrator)
  • PeCOD (automated COD analyzer)
  • TOC CPH-V (total organic carbon analyzer)
  • FLUOstar Omega (Luminometer)
  • PF-8000 Respirometer
  • 1800 UV Vis (double beam spectrophotometer)
  • Bactron IV-900 (Anaerobic Chamber)
  • Bx-43f (microscope with digital camera)-
  • Level 2 Biological Containment Hood