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  • 1. WATER Peterborough, Ontario
  • 2. Agenda 1.  Introduction & Background 2.  Peterborough’s Water Supply Chain 3.  Peterborough Economic Development - Roadmap With 151 lakes, and 33 rivers in the County of Peterborough, water shapes our geography and our way of life. Peterborough has an exceptional water technology, business and research community that present opportunity for partnership and growth.We invite you to join established leaders in this growing industry.
  • 3. Peterborough Economic Development Our mission is to lead Peterborough’s economic growth by attracting the talent, innovation and investments that create desirable jobs and an irresistible place to live. Services •  Business Advisory Centre (BAC): Small businesses and start-ups •  Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism •  Investment Expansion
  • 4. Peterborough Sector Strategy Peterborough Aerospace Centre Peterborough Nuclear Supply Chain Peterborough Water Supply Chain
  • 5. Water Strategy Regional Efforts March 5th, 2012: a Letter of Intent (LOI) was signed by Fleming College, Trent University, City of Peterborough, County of Peterborough, Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster, County of Haliburton and the City of Kawartha Lakes to pursue the creation of an International Centre of Excellence in Water Quality. March 22nd, 2011: MoU between GPIC And Regional Development Agency East Netherlands (OOST NV) - Connecting Knowledge Clusters Between The Netherlands And Canada October 2012: Consortium led by the Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment (Fleming College) and also includes Northern College, Confederation College and Centennial College. The consortium is part of a broader collaborative effort that includes Canadian Technology and Business Facilitators Inc. (CTBF). Canada - India water training consortium.
  • 6. Water Strategy Our Efforts September 28th, 2011: Peterborough Economic Development together with GPIC organised a Water Sector Forum Including OCE, OCWA and Water Canada. September 30th, 2013: Peterborough Economic Development met with WaterTAP and the Ontario MEDTE / MRI (Water & Clean Tech Branch) to discuss Peterborough water supply chain opportunities. November 04th, 2013: Peterborough Economic Development sent a Letter of support to Fleming College Application to Technology Access Centre Program. January 30th, 2014: Peterborough Economic Development compiled the first draft of Peterborough Water Supply Chain report. February 3rd, 2014: Peterborough Economic Development will be meeting with Canada International Trade Services - Indian Water Market president to discuss water opportunities.
  • 7. Geographic Area Leading Ontario, Canada hub for the development, demonstration, commercialization of Water and Wastewater technologies, services and practices.
  • 8. Peterborough Water Clusters Water Technology Clusters Engineering & Consulting Research Centres, Training
  • 9. In Good Company Multinational Companies •  Siemens •  Genivar Engineering & Consulting companies •  Cambium Environmental Inc •  D.M. Wills Associates Limited •  Genivar •  Kirkland Engineering Ltd. •  MASS Enviromental Service Inc •  Merit Precision Moulding •  Steelworks Design Inc •  The Greer Galloway Group Inc. - waterspec On site Wastewater Professionals Water Technology Clusters •  Water Treatment •  ACLARUS Water system •  AFMITECH •  Noble Purification •  Spectrum Systems International •  Smart water technology •  CRM Trilogix •  Spectrum Systems International •  Ultra Violet Disinfection •  Wolseley Canada (UV Pure) •  Water Depot •  Instrumentation •  ABM Sensor •  Measuremax •  Siemens •  Water Insight Canada Inc., Research, Education, Training, and Plant Operations •  Colleges & Universities •  Fleming College •  Trent University •  Training & Plant operations •  Centre for Alternative Wastewater treatment •  Ontario Clean Water Agency •  Siemens Training Centre Chemical and laboratory companies •  Laboratory, Testing & Consulting •  SGS Canada Ltd.
  • 10. Access to Canadian Water Expertise 1.  Extensive Community of Water /Wastewater treatment Organisations (30 water related companies) 2.  Plant design and operation, engineering, contractors and Manufacturers (151 lakes, 19 water and wastewater facilities) 3.  Technology Demonstration Facility, incubators (CAWT, WRAIN, CUBE) 4.  Water technology research, training, demonstration and testing (5 water related research institutes, Indian-Canadian training consortium)
  • 11. Water/Waste Water Facilities 20 Water/Wastewater treatment plants in the Peterborough Region Number of major infrastructure projects in Peterborough: •  Norwood’s wastewater plant 'most advanced' of its kind in Canada (new $5.7 million upgraded wastewater treatment plant ) •  Millbrook waste water treatment plant upgrade •  Expansion of Peterborough waste water treatment plant
  • 12. Our Researchers Researchers in our area who have pioneered new techniques: Dr. Brent Wootton Fleming College / CAWT Dr. Douglas Evans Trent U / Water Quality Researcher Dr. Dirk Wallschlager Trent U / Water Quality Centre Dr. Suresh Narine Trent U / Centre for Biomaterials Research Dr. Chris Metcalfe Trent U / Institute for Watershed Science And …Adam Noble Young Canadian Innovation Award Winner
  • 13. Trent University Water Quality Centre (WQC) •  Awarded a grant for $6.5 Million expansion from 2013 Canada Foundation for Innovation Largest Analytical facilities of it’s kind in the world •  Dedicated to the development and application of innovative new techniques for the analysis of organic and inorganic contaminants at the isotopic, elemental and molecular scale. •  Multidisciplinary facility that utilizes state-of-the-art instrumentation. •  The focus of the Centre is the determination of trace quantities of inorganic and organic substances found in aquatic environments.
  • 14. Trent University Institute for Watershed Science The Institute for Watershed Sciences aims to further the understanding of physical and ecological processes governing watershed function and to transfer the knowledge to support resource management decision-making Paul Frost’s Lab of Fresh Water Ecology The Frost Lab conducts research on the biological stoichiometry in aquatic ecosystems. Biological stoichiometry is the study of the balance of energy and multiple chemical elements in living systems. This approach is used to examine elemental differences between organisms and their environment.
  • 15. Trent University Trent’s Natural Resources DNA Profiling & Forensics Centre NRDPFC represents a partnership between Trent University and the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. •  Environmentally controlled Aurora Greenhouse •  A Bio-containment Level III facility, •  An Ancient DNA Laboratory, •  Wildlife Disease Laboratory •  Small and large animal necropsy facilities • Genomics and Automation Laboratories.
  • 16. Fleming College The Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment Promotes constructed wetlands and other innovative forms of wastewater treatment through applied research, education and demonstration projects. •  Fleming College’s premier research institute and promotes innovative forms of water and wastewater treatment technology through applied research projects, performance measurement and verification, education and training and demonstration projects. •  CAWT has secured over $10M in funding to collaborate with industry and governmental partners to conduct research in the area of alternative forms of water and wastewater treatment.
  • 17. Fleming College Kawartha Trades and Technology Centre New 87,000-square-foot trades and technology skills training facility which will feature state-of-the-art, sustainable shop facilities, smart-wired classrooms and labs with the newest technology. Skilled Trades Programs •  Carpentry •  Electrician •  Heating •  Refrigeration and Air Conditioning •  D Plumbing •  Welding and Fabrication •  Aviation Interior Technician
  • 18. Roadmap to Implementation and Reporting Foundational Timeline 2013-S2 2014-S1 Key achievement • Develop asset map and data collection • Peterborough’s Water Sector Strategy Plan Implementation of Strategy 2014-S2 2015-S1 • Canada Water Summit June 18, Toronto Build cluster, be recognized as a North American Hub 2015-S2 2016-S1 • Vibrant water cluster with new jobs and investment • Peterborough’s Water Sector Strategy launched • Global recognition in September 2014 (Forum) • Peterborough’s Water Sector Marketing (website, handout material) • Research projects, public/private partnerships opportunities
  • 19. Questions?
  • 20. Thank you 210 Wolfe Street Peterborough, ON K9J 2K9 705.743.0777 Connect With Us PeterboroughCanada.com/Water