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Tuesday, December 8, 2015 (all day)

Ecohydrology Seminar: Marek Stastna

The Ecohydrology Research Group is hosting a seminar by Water Institute member Dr. Marek Stastna, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Waterloo. Dr. Stastna will deliver a seminar on High-order simulations in environmental fluid dynamics: from boundary layer turbulence to basin scale motions.
Monday, February 22, 2016 10:00 am - 10:00 am EST (GMT -05:00)

Water Institute Seminar: Priyanka Jamwal

The Water Institute is pleased to host a seminar by the second of the RBC Fellows visiting Waterloo this term. Dr. Priyanka Jamwal, Fellow, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), Bangalore, India, will deliver a seminar titled Rethinking the framework for regulating water quality in urbanizing watersheds.

Friday, October 14, 2016 2:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Examining the Control of Subglacial Lakes and Basal Hydrology on Antarctic Ice Dynamics

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Seminar

Refreshments provided.


Find out more about Christine Dow, Department of Geography and Environmental Management.

Thursday, October 27, 2016 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Condition Assessment Inspection Tools

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This seminar will highlight available technologies that provide critical advanced data to enable condition-based asset management of water and wastewater piping systems. The unique technologies highlighted by the program are presented by Canadian companies with an Ontario industry presence. 

Join us at the University of Waterloo in celebration of World Wetlands Day. On this annual international day of significance, wetlands groups across the globe commemorate the February 2, 1971 adoption of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands.

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017 (all day)

World Water Day 2017

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The eighth annual UN World Water Day in Waterloo is on March 22, 2017. This year's theme is wastewater, and the campaign ‘Why waste water?’ is about reducing and reusing wastewater. 

Co-hosted by the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University, this event is a celebration of water which showcases water research at both universities. This year it will be hosted at Wilfrid Laurier. 

Renison University College will be hosting the annual, international Trinity Institute Conference on March 22-24, 2017. This year's livestream from New York City will focus on Water Justice.

Trinity Institute is a global conference held in New York City and webcast all over the world. With a sharp focus on the need for water justice initiatives in areas of access, droughts, pollution, rising tides, and flooding, Trinity Institute aims to offer actionable guidance surrounding these issues.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 12:30 pm - Thursday, April 20, 2017 3:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

The 12th Hydrocarbon Summit: Transport, Fate and Remediation of Hydrocarbons in the Subsurface

The 12th Hydrocarbon Summit: Transport, Fate and Remediation of Hydrocarbons in the Subsurface, will take place Wednesday, April 19 and Thursday, April 20, 2017, at the University of Waterloo.

Session topics include:

  • Sustainable water and residual hydrocarbons
  • Addressing challenges with the detection of PFAS degradation products
  • Dual oxidant system for in situ treatment of organic contaminants
  • Carbon based injectates for the remediation of petroleum hydrocarbons in groundwater

Thursday, April 20, 2017 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

2017 Adrian Smith lecture - Alfonso Mucci

Hosted by the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, the 2017 Adrian Smith Lecture will feature professor Alfonso Mucci from the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at McGill University. He will be presenting, "Development of hypoxic and acidified bottom waters in the Lower St. Lawrence Estuary and its impact on sediment biogeochemistry."

Date: April 20, 2:00 p.m.
Location: EIT 1015

The Institute for Polymer Research is hosting a seminar by Nicolas Kalogerakis, a professor of biochemical engineering and vice-president of the University Council at the Technical University of Crete in Greece. Professor Kalogerakis is presenting, "Bio-degradation of plastic debris in the marine environment: Any hope for clean oceans?"