News archive - 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017

The Water Institute - Water Research

The ecotoxicology team

Read a summary of the recent research results on how fish are recovering the Grand River in response to major infrastructure upgrades at the wastewater treatment plants.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

A Grand Challenge

Sampling in the Grand River 2017

Many successes but also many challenges were identified for water management in the Grand River in a recent new article in the the Waterloo Region Record (Dec. 2, 2017).

Friday, December 1, 2017

Modelling estrogens in the Grand River

Visiting a wastewater treatment plant

A recent article in Influents (Water Environment Association of Ontario) describes the recent work to model estrogens in the Grand River.

Arlos, M., W. Parker, S. Andrews, M. Servos. 2017. Relationship between estrogens and intersex in a major Lake Erie tributary: a modelling approach. Influents: Official Publication of the Water Environment Association of Ontario.  Summer 2017: 52-55.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Collaborative Water Program: Water 602

Bellwood Lake with Water 602

Graduate program brings together students from all six Waterloo faculties, Department of Biology, University of Waterloo, Oct. 6, 2017.  

Prof. Mark Servos was Director of the Collaborative Water Program and continues to teach the Water courses.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Fish recovering after wastewater treatment upgrades

Kitchenr Wastewater Treatment Plant

Mark Servos discusses the impact of wastewater treatment upgrades on intersex in fish (rainbow darter) downstream of Kitchener in the Grand River. The paper, Hicks et al. 2017 was published in Environmental Science and Technology.


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