Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Water Day on the Hill

Water Day on the Hill Delegation

LEAP researchers Nandita Basu and Philippe Van Cappellen were part of a delegation of 24 water scientists to participate in Water Day on the Hill. This event brought together top water scientists from 14 institutions across Canada to discuss key water challenges and solutions with federal officials on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Front page of The Record features LEAP researchers commenting on the importance of keeping the Grand River healthy

The Grand River

LEAP researcher, Nandita Basu, professor in the Departments of Earth and Environmental Sciences and Civil and Environmental Engineering, and post-doctoral fellow, Kim Van Meter, were prominently featured in Kitchener-Waterloo’s local newspaper.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Efforts to reduce pollution from agriculture paying off slowly

runoff of soil fertilzer

Efforts by farmers to reduce the amount of fertilizer that reaches drinking water sources can take years to have a positive impact, according to a recent study from the University of Waterloo.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Research Spotlight: Small Wetlands Retain Lion’s Share of Nutrients

prairie wetlands

research publication by Water Institute member and lead LEAP researcher, Nandita Basu, and Collaborative Water Program student, Fred Cheng, was recently featured in EOS after the American Geophysical Union wrote a Research Spotligh

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