Civil Engineering prof receives Manning Innovation Award for waste to fertilizer technology

UBC civil engineering professor and entrepreneur Donald S. Mavinic received the Ernest C. Manning Awards’ $25,000 Dave Mitchell Award of Distinction at a ceremony held in Ottawa last week.  A world expert in wastewater treatment, Mavinic is recognized for developing a unique technology to turn pipe-clogging and polluting phosphorus compounds in wastewater into environmentally friendly fertilizer.

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