Dr. William K. Annable

P. Eng., P. Geo., Associate Professor

Research Interests:

  • River restoration / rehabilitation and aquatic habitat improvements
  • Field and numerical modeling studies on urban river mechanics, hydraulics and hydrology
  • Basin scale isotope hydrology and sediment transport of non-point source contaminants
  • Numerical and field studies of groundwater surface water interaction and karst hydrology

Current Sources of Research Funding:

NSERC, CFI, EPA, Water Districts, Municipalities, DFO

Selected Publications:

  • Annable WK, Watson CC, Thompson PJ, 2010, Quasi-Equilibrium conditions of urban gravel-bed stream channels in Southern Ontario, Canada, River Res. Applic. 26:1-24, DOI: 10.1002/rra.1457.
  • Annable, W.K., Imhof, J.G., Power, M., (2010). A high-resolution hydrodynamic investigation of brown trout (salmo trutta) and rainbow trout (oncorhynchus mykiss) redds, River Res. Applic. 26: 1-15.
  • Kuta, R.W., Annable, W.K., Tolson, B.A., (2010). Technical Note: Sensitivity of Field Data Estimates in One-Dimensional Hydraulic Modelling of Channels, ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering.
  • Jordan, B., Annable, W.K., Watson, C.C., (2009). Contrasting stream stability characteristics in adjacent urban watersheds: Santa Clara Valley, California, River Res. Applic. 25, 1-17.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Professional Engineers of Ontario
  • Association of Professional Geoscientist of Ontario
  • American Geophysical Union
  • Geological Society of America
  • International Association of Hydrogeologists

Courses Taught:

University of Waterloo
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