News archive - November 2019

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Water Institute welcomes new members

We have been fortunate over the past several months to have some amazing new talent join the University of Waterloo and The Water Institute. A sincere welcome and we look forward to opportunities to collaborate!


Grant Gunn

Monday, November 25, 2019

Ecohydrology Research Symposium

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Join the Ecohydrology Research Group on Friday, December 6th for an Ecohydrology Research Symposium in celebration of the years of impactful research conducted by Dr. Philippe Van Cappellen, his students and colleagues, past and present.

Friday, November 22, 2019

Ahead of the Storm - Intact Centre releases commercial flood mitigation report

To help commercial property owners better understand and deal with the risk of flooding, the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation has issued a new report.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Reservoir management could help prevent toxic algal blooms in the Great Lakes

Lake Erie

By Brian Caldwell, Faculty of Engineering.

Managing reservoirs for water quality, not just flood control, could be part of the solution to the growth of toxic algal blooms in the Great Lakes, especially Lake Erie, every summer.

In a major study involving data from Canada and the United States, researchers at the University of Waterloo identified reservoirs on streams and rivers as sources of food for algae at the worst possible time.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Water and wastewater facilities making better decisions with the help of Waterloo water alumni’s AI software.

Waterloo water alumni Thouheed Abdul Gaffoor, CEO of Emagin Clean Technologies is featured in the latest article of the Ontario Water Consortium “From Lab Bench to Marketplace” series. The startup’s AI software promises to change water monitoring, distribution and treatment, both locally and globally.

Read the full article here.

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