News archive - October 2019

Monday, October 28, 2019

Water Institute member wins Association of Community Organization and Social Action Award

The Water Institute is pleased to announce that Dr. Robert Case, Associate Professor, Social Development Studies at Renison University College has been honoured with the Association of Community Organization and Social Action (ACOSA) 2019 Marie O. Weil Award.

Monday, October 28, 2019

Virus found in Alder Lake carp

In The Media Graphic

After hundreds of dead carp were found in mid-August floating in Alder Lake in New Dundee, fish from the millpond were tested. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has now confirmed those samples tested positive for the koi herpesvirus.

Friday, October 25, 2019

University of Waterloo water sensor wins 3rd place at Global WaterTech Challenge in Nanjing

Tech Challenge photo

Dr. Philippe Van Cappellen, Water institute member, Earth and Environmental Sciences Professor and Canada Excellence Research Chair Laureate in Ecohydrology, recently attended the the 4th International Water Environment Management Summit (iWES) at the Singapore-Nanjing Eco Hi-Tech Island to participate in their first Global WaterTech Challenge.

Friday, October 25, 2019

Integrated Lake-Watershed Modelling workshop held at Waterloo

On October 7 & 8, researchers and policymakers from across the Great Lakes basin came together in Waterloo to discuss the current state and future approaches to integrated lake-watershed models, and how these models can inform science policy. Representatives from academia, governments and consultants from both the United States and Canada participated.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Water Institute hosts 3rd China-Canada workshop on sustainable water management

On October 14-15, the Water Institute welcomed a delegation of 10 researchers from the Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (CRAES) to campus for the 3rd China-Canada workshop on water environment issues.

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