News archive - February 2022

Friday, February 25, 2022

Professor Jozef Nissimov awarded $100,000 in research infrastructure funding

Congratulations to Water Institute member Professor Jozef Nissimov from the Department of Biology, who has been awarded John R. Evans Leaders research infrastructure funding from the Government of Canada through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).

Thursday, February 24, 2022

New release | Resource Recovery from Water: Principles and Application

Treatment plant

Throughout history, the first and foremost role of urban water management has been the protection of human health and the aquatic environment. To this end, the practice of (waste)water treatment has maintained a central focus on the removal of pollutants through dissipative pathways.

Friday, February 18, 2022

The Value of Water in Canada: New webinar series announced

Series banner coins in water

Roy Brouwer, executive director of the Water Institute and University Research Chair in Water Resources Economics, has launched a new webinar series highlighting state-of-the-art water valuation practices in Canada.

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Homes sell for 8.2 per cent less after catastrophic floods

A University of Waterloo press release.

Flooding has pushed down housing prices in communities across Canada.

New findings show that over the past eight years, catastrophic flooding in communities resulted in an average 8.2 per cent reduction in the final sale price of houses, 44.3 per cent reduction in the number of houses listed for sale, and 19.8 per cent more days on the market to sell a house.

Monday, February 14, 2022

Study recommends six steps to improve our water quality

Spraying fertilizer

Nitrogen fertilizers are critical for growing crops to feed the world, yet when applied in excess can pollute our water for decades. A new study provides six steps to address nitrogen pollution and improve water quality.

  1. 2022 (56)
    1. June (8)
    2. May (8)
    3. April (10)
    4. March (9)
    5. February (8)
    6. January (13)
  2. 2021 (124)
    1. December (8)
    2. November (15)
    3. October (10)
    4. September (12)
    5. August (10)
    6. July (9)
    7. June (12)
    8. May (5)
    9. April (10)
    10. March (13)
    11. February (9)
    12. January (11)
  3. 2020 (124)
    1. December (9)
    2. November (18)
    3. October (10)
    4. September (13)
    5. August (10)
    6. July (9)
    7. June (12)
    8. May (7)
    9. April (6)
    10. March (11)
    11. February (11)
    12. January (8)
  4. 2019 (108)
  5. 2018 (98)
  6. 2017 (79)
  7. 2016 (37)
  8. 2015 (30)
  9. 2014 (21)
  10. 2013 (23)
  11. 2012 (33)