News archive - April 2015

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Waterloo’s green tech solution to rid waterways of toxic algae


Phosphorus is one of those nutrients that can be helpful or harmful, depending on its location. As a soil fertilizer it provides an essential nutrient for food crops but in our waterways it’s an unwelcome fertilizer providing the essential missing nutrient for toxic algae.

Friday, April 10, 2015

David Blowes' Canada Research Chair renewed

Prof. David Blowes

Earth and Environmental Science Professor David Blowes' Tier 1 Canada Research Chair was renewed for another seven years.