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Thursday, October 27, 2022

Cleaner wastewater makes for healthier rivers

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Water Institute member Helen Jarvie, a professor of water and global environmental change in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management, recently shared research demonstrating how local investments in wastewater treatment are improving water quality, in an article published in the Journal of Environmental Quality.

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Water Institute member Larry Swatuk’s latest book offers best practices for avoiding Day Zero

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Water Institute member Larry Swatuk, professor, School of Environment, Enterprise and Development, School of Planning and Department of Geography and Environmental Management, and School of Planning alumna Corrine Cash, assistant professor, Department of Geography and Environment, Mount Allison University, have a new book out offering best practices for avoiding Day Zero.

Monday, May 30, 2022

The 2022 climate change and water security summer school kicks off!

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Earlier today, the Water Institute and the University of Waterloo’s Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change welcomed over 60 students to the 2022 offering of the three-week virtual summer school, “Climate Change and Water Security in Urbanized Watersheds: An I

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

2021 WaterLeadership series open for registration

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WaterLeadership is a professional development program offered by the Water Institute that helps students and faculty develop applied research impact skills to catalyze knowledge into action.

Curated, developed, and presented by our Knowledge Mobilization Specialist, Nancy Goucher, the training sessions cover a range of topics related to Knowledge Mobilization and leadership development. 

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Waterloo spinoff Aquanty Inc. ranks in top 11 big data startups

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Aquanty Inc., a water resources science and technology firm specializing in predictive analytics, simulation and forecasting, research services, and IoT, was recently selected one of Waterloo, Ontario’s “top 11 big data startups and companies” by Best Startup Canada.

The top companies were selected based on their exceptional performance in innovation, growth, management and societal impact.

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