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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Waterloo research institutes host interdisciplinary summer school on water security and climate change

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Climate change poses significant risks to water security in urban settings. Addressing this complex challenge requires collaboration and the incorporation of knowledge and expertise from various disciplines.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

New online water economics seminar series launched

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The editors of two leading international water economics journals, Water Resources and Economics and Water Economics and Policy, have joined forces to launch a new online seminar series named SWELL.

Monday, January 14, 2019

Water Institute intern visually depicts years of Ontario shoreline cleanup data

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Underscores value of citizen science and linking with stakeholders to refine and share research results

Nearly 95,700 Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup volunteers hauled approximately 263,000 kilograms of litter from Ontario shorelines between 2010-17. Volunteer citizen scientists have logged the amounts and types of litter they have found during their community cleanups, however this information has not often been utilized by researchers to explore notable trends over extended time periods.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Water Institute and São Paulo partner to address the State’s water crisis

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The State of São Paulo, Brazil has faced severe water shortages in the recent past and may be heading towards another water crisis. During this time, the Water Institute has partnered with local stakeholders to help investigate some of the most important aspects of water security in São Paulo, and new and fortified partnerships are driving these initiatives forward.

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