Managing reservoirs for water quality, not just flood control, could be part of the solution to the growth of toxic algal blooms in the Great Lakes, especially Lake Erie, every summer.
In a major study involving data from Canada and the United States, researchers at the University of Waterloo identified reservoirs on streams and rivers as sources of food for algae at the worst possible time.
Last night the Waterloo CEE Staff/Faculty/Grad Student hockey team battled valiantly. However, youth ultimately triumphed and the 2A civil class team won a close fought 4-3 match. Thanks to all who participated and came to watch! The Staff/Faculty/Grad Student team is looking forward to a rematch, when the 2A class returns from coop in Spring 2020.
To meet the needs of rapid urbanization and technologically more complex cities, the University of Waterloo has launched the Urban Engineering initiative to bring more rigorously trained engineers into leadership positions to respond to urban challenges. Nadine Ibrahim, is the Turkstra Chair in Urban Engineering creating excitement around urban engineering among students, faculty and industry.