Friday, October 7, 2022

Sustainable Futures initiative launched

Sustainable Futures launch event

On September 19, the University of Waterloo launched the Sustainable Futures initiative; -  a collaboration that brings together the Water institute, the Waterloo Climate Institute and the 

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Highlights from the 2022 Water Institute Research Conference

Research Conference

From September 26 until September 28, a diverse group of academics, practitioners and policymakers from around the world attended the biennial Water Institute 2022 Research Conference - Water as a Foundation for Healthy Communities and Sustainable Livelihoods.

Friday, September 9, 2022

Quebec municipalities want their water sources protected — and industry to pay more

Roy Brouwer, the executive director of the Water Institute and a professor of economics says although Canada has an abundance of water, there is a threat of water insecurity because it's not just the quantity, it's also the quality. (CBC)

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Water Institute Research Conference 2022 now open for registration

Research conference

Water as a foundation for healthy communities and sustainable livelihoods

This three-day international conference will explore progress against the UN’s SDGs at the intersection of water, health, food and gender through the work of international experts and early career scholars from Canada, Africa and Asia who will share research experiences and lessons learned from a variety of multi-sectoral projects led by academic and local partners.