Green Team: UBC researchers pioneer environmentally friendly wastewater recovery
UBC researchers pioneer environmentally friendly wastewater recovery
Professor Don Mavinic and his research group in Pollution Control and Waste Management learned, in 1999, that they were awarded a BC Hydro research grant to investigate methods for recovering phosphorus from municipal wastewaters.
The funding, $400,000 over three years, came from a far-sighted and timely program known as the Strategic Environmental Initiative Program (SEIP). It turned the fortunes of the research group around.
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