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. Jan. 14, 2020Water Institute welcomes new Collaborative Water Program Director and cohort
    CWP photo


    Nandita Basu, incoming Director of the Collaborative Water Program, welcomes WATER 601 students.

  2. Jan. 13, 2020Investigation into perceptions of urban water pollution management led by the Water Institute presented at Dhaka, Bangladesh workshop
    Dhaka

  3. Jan. 6, 2020Water Institute welcomes Professor Helen Jarvie

    The Water Institute is delighted to announce that Helen Jarvie has joined the Department of Geography and Environmental Management as a full professor. She is one of the three new senior Water Institute Professors, hired as part of the University of Waterloo’s longer term commitment to strategic capacity building in the domain of water.

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  1. Jan. 21, 2020Municipal and Utilities Trenchless Pilot Projects

    January 21st, 2020 │ This seminar is showcasing Pilot Projects pertaining to municipal infrastructure and utilities. Presentations will consist of case studies; successes and lessons learned. New technologies and trenchless processes will be featured. This seminar is recommended for municipal employees, engineering consultants, contractors, technologists, field technicians, suppliers, asset managers and anyone else who has an interest in in implementing innovative and cost-saving ideas. More details coming soon!

  2. Jan. 23 to 24, 2020Geothermal technology in Canada - Future pathways
    Geothermal event

    Explore the future of geothermal technology in Canada!

  3. Jan. 23, 2020WaterTalk: The future of water law and governance - Stories from the west
    WaterTalks heading
    As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series Oliver Brandes will present:
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