News archive - 2016

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Water 602 - Collaborative Water Program

Water 602 class 2016

The interdisciplinary Water 602 class (Collaborative Water Program) explored the complexity of issues in the Grand River during a week of field trips and discussions with water mangers in government, industry, NGO and academia.  

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Friday, May 27, 2016

Stormwater concerns

Grand River

Mark Servos comments on the potential concerns and impacts of stormwater entering teh Grand River (CTV News). http://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=879297

Monday, May 9, 2016

Oil spill in the Grand River

Oil along the Grand River.

Grand River spill a 'wake-up call' to Waterloo region

A spill of used motor oil into a storm sewer coats the banks of the Grand River in Kitchener. Mark Servos makes comments on environmental impacts of oil and other pollutants entering the Grand River.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/grand-river-spill-a-wake-up-call-to-waterloo-region-1.3564829

Monday, March 7, 2016

Pomodoros and more

"pearodoros" and learning new techniques for writing.

Over the last few months the Servos Group has worked together on learning a number of new writing techniques and approaches.  See how students are working to improve their writing: https://uwaterloo.ca/writing-centre/blog/post/biology-graduate-students-approach-writing-infectious.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

SOWC funding for water innovation.

Mark Servos and others comment on the importance of water research to Canada's health and the economy at an event where Prime Minister Trudeau announced $12 Million for Southern Ontario Water Consortium Water Canada, January 14, 2016. .  http://watercanada.net/2016/prime-minister-trudeau-announces-12-million-for-southern-ontario-water-consortium/

Visit the SOWC site at https://sowc.ca/

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