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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Meet the SWIGS Executives for 2016-17


The Water Institute welcomes the newly-elected executive members of the Students of the Water Institute Graduate Section (SWIGS). Made up of volunteers from a variety of disciplines across campus, with very diverse backgrounds, these individuals are brought together by a common interest in water research.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Waterloo students take first place at World Water Day poster competition

student by river

The Water Institute congratulates the Waterloo students who took first place, on March 22, in four out of five categories in the World Water Day research conference poster competition.

Each March, the United Nations celebrates World Water Day. This year, Waterloo celebrated the occasion by hosting its seventh annual water research conference, organized by the Water Institute and Laurier's Institute for Water Science.

Friday, April 1, 2016

Roy Brouwer featured in China Daily water series

Roy Brouwer, professor in the department of economics and executive director of the Water Institute, was quoted in a cover story article by the China Daily Asia Weekly, along with institute directors from three other high profile water organizations from the United Nations, Europe and the Middle East.

Brouwer provided insight into the economic benefits of transboundary basin treaties and commissions in the article which discussed cross-border rivers as sources of partnerships.