Ontario has long been a world forerunner in water technology. We are pioneers: two of the world’s most widely used technologies – UV disinfection and membrane filtration – were developed here. We are also a leader in water R&D with 100 technology incubators, 42 Canadian Research Chairs and several large companies - including SUEZ Water Technologies and Solutions and Veolia Water - that are investing in the over $14 billion of research conducted in Ontario each year. Ontario companies are also becoming increasingly renowned for their technology solutions that are improving efficiencies in water treatment and enabling smart monitoring of water quality. About WEFTEC Connect Fourteen of Ontario’s 900 talented and innovative water companies will be highlighting their expertise at WEFTEC, the world’s most comprehensive gathering of water quality professionals and thought leaders. They include: Real Tech’s customized water quality- monitoring solutions that are used in over 50 countries; Deep Trekker’s portable remotely operated vehicles (ROV) and submersible robots deployed in 80 international markets; and Ecolo’s innovative odor control technologies located in 200 locations in over 40 countries. In this year’s online format, WEFTEC Connect offers high-quality education, professional development, access to exhibitors and networking opportunities. Running from October 5 through 9, Ontario companies will be available for one-on-one virtual meetings through the WEFTEC Connect platform. About Ontario Ontario is a cleantech leader with world-class R&D capabilities, low business costs, access to leading industry talent, incentive programs and secure market access. Ontario’s water ecosystems include a quarter-million inland lakes, rivers, groundwater resources, and four of the Great Lakes of North America. Our province’s cleantech companies are dedicated to developing and deploying innovative water technologies that deliver cleaner water in some of the world’s toughest industrial and urban environments. We are the place to grow your ideas and meet the demand of the $1-trillion global water market. To learn more about the ground-breaking Ontario companies participating in WEFTEC, visit SourceFromOntario.com/WEFTEC.