Breaking boundaries in water research

Ranked among the top water research institutions in the world, the Water Institute is a leader in water research and education.

Distinguished by its commitment to 1) facilitating interdisciplinary collaboration, 2) inspiring innovation and 3) building international partnerships, the Water Institute is tackling some of the most complex water challenges of our time.

  1. July 21, 2021In the media: Ethiopia’s controversial mega-dam
    Members in the media

  2. July 21, 2021Celebrating 10 Years of Service in the Water Institute!

    This week we celebrate that Kevin Boehmer was appointed as the Water Institute’s Managing Director exactly 10 years ago. Kevin joined the University of Waterloo’s Water Institute on July 18, 2011.

  3. July 16, 2021Key challenges for drinking water security addressed by the forWater Network

    The forWater Network, a pan-Canadian collaboration of researchers and industry partners, gathered for their annual general meeting (AGM) to discuss research progress after the fourth year of working together. There was a lot to discuss. Over the course of two days, the Network shared 22 research presentations, 26 student posters, 5 interactive discussions, and one collaborative brainstorming session.

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