News archive - November 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Waterloo Earth Scientist travels to NW China to study fast and deadly loess landslides

Loess Plateau in China.

Working with researchers from Chengdu University of Technology and the State Key Laboratory of Geohazard Prevention and Geoenvironment Protection (SKLGP), Professor Stephen Evans of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is studying catastrophic landslides in China.

In October, he carried out field work in the Loess Plateau of Gansu and Ningxia Provinces, captured in these dramatic photographs.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Artificial sweeteners in groundwater indicate contamination from septic wastewater

Domestic well water monitored with a portable water quality meter prior to sampling for chemical analyses. Photo: John Spoelstra

Waterloo researchers have found that more than 30 per cent of rural groundwater samples collected in the Nottawasaga River Watershed, including those from domestic wells, show evidence for contamination by local septic system wastewater.

  1. 2019 (3)
    1. April (1)
    2. March (1)
    3. February (1)
  2. 2018 (8)
    1. July (1)
    2. May (1)
    3. April (2)
    4. March (1)
    5. February (2)
    6. January (1)
  3. 2017 (25)
    1. December (3)
    2. November (2)
    3. October (1)
    4. September (3)
    5. August (1)
    6. July (3)
    7. June (1)
    8. May (2)
    9. April (5)
    10. February (3)
    11. January (1)
  4. 2016 (30)
  5. 2015 (31)
  6. 2014 (30)
  7. 2013 (10)
  8. 2012 (9)