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Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Fish farming tech earns alumnus a national award

An alumnus of Waterloo Engineering and 2017 winner of the AquaHacking competition who parlayed his graduate research into a startup company that is out to solve worldwide water problems has been recognized by a national innovation organization.

Jason Deglint, a co-founder of Blue Lion Labs, is one of five winners of a Mitacs Entrepreneur Award for turning research into businesses that impact the lives of Canadians.

Monday, June 7, 2021

Newly published article projects increase in peatland carbon emissions during non-growing season due to climate warming

In an impactful article just released in Nature’s Communications Earth & Environment journal, Water Institute members Fereidoun Rezanezhad and Philippe Van Cappellen provide insight into how global peatlands may respond to future climate warming.

Sunday, June 6, 2021

Waterloo spinoff Aquanty Inc plays key role in new Canada 1 Water initiative

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) and Aquanty Inc. recently announced initiation of the Canada 1 Water project to address the long-term sustainability of Canada’s water resources.

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Water Institute member James Craig elected president of the Canadian Society for Hydrologic Sciences

The Water Institute is excited to announce that James Craig, Canada Research Chair in Hydrologic Modelling and Analysis and professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has recently been elected president of the Canadian Society for Hydrologic Sciences (CSHS) for a two-year term starting this June.

Monday, May 31, 2021

Mark Servos leads Waterloo's contribution to local detection of COVID-19 in wastewater

Members in the media

Researchers at the University of Waterloo are working with Region of Waterloo Public Health to use wastewater effluent to track COVID-19 trends in the region. 

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