Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Even in Canada, where water prices are low, aging infrastructure and rising costs are a problem

Water Tower

Roy Brouwer, Executive Director of the Water Institute and University Research Chair in Water Resources Economics, contributed to an article recently published by Great Lakes Now, an initiative of Detroit Public TV and PBS.

The article is part of a two-part series looking at the cost of water in Ontario and Michigan.

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

University of Eastern Finland hosts water resource economics course

UEF Water photos

The University of Eastern Finland hosted Roy Brouwer, Executive Director of the Water Institute and University Research Chair in Water Resources Economics and PhD student Khusro Mir, in Joensuu, Kuopio, Finland at a 5 day water resource economics course presented by professor Brouwer.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Water security and climate change summer school now open for registration

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Climate change poses significant and increasing risks to water security in urban settings. Addressing this complex challenge requires collaboration and the incorporation of expertise across various disciplines.

Thursday, February 24, 2022

New release | Resource Recovery from Water: Principles and Application


Throughout history, the first and foremost role of urban water management has been the protection of human health and the aquatic environment. To this end, the practice of (waste)water treatment has maintained a central focus on the removal of pollutants through dissipative pathways.

Friday, February 18, 2022

The Value of Water in Canada: New webinar series announced

Money in water

Roy Brouwer, executive director of the Water Institute and University Research Chair in Water Resources Economics, has launched a new webinar series highlighting state-of-the-art water valuation practices in Canada.