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Friday, January 5, 2018

Six new University of Waterloo-led Global Water Futures projects announced

Global Water Futures logo

Cold regions are experiencing dramatic changes to regional climate and environmental conditions, bringing about more severe floods, longer drought periods and deterioration of water quality that are putting economies, communities and ecosystems at risk. Six new University of Waterloo-led research projects that are part of the Global Water Futures program, will catalyze interdisciplinary research to help tackle these environmental challenges.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

New graduate course on Water Resources Economics offered by executive director of the Water Institute

In the 2017 fall term, the Department of Economics offered Waterloo’s graduate and undergraduate students a new elective course on Water Resources Economics (ECON 484/673).

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Water Institute member named to the Order of Canada

A longtime professor and Water Institute member at Waterloo has added an appointment to the Order of Canada to his distinguished list of awards and accomplishments.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

New undergrad course exposes students to the quantitative side of water quality

Chris Parsons canoeing to a sampling site in Coot's Paradise near Toronto.

Chris Parsons canoeing to a sampling site in Coot's Paradise near Toronto.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Susan Elliott weighs in on the global sanitation crisis

African children carrying water in Africa

Today, 4.5 billion people live without a household toilet that safely disposes of their waste. World Toilet Day, which took place on Sunday, November 19, is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis.