Lake Futures webinar series launch

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Lake Futures, a University of Waterloo-led project under the Global Water Futures program, has announced the launch of a new webinar series. This series will be an opportunity for the non-academic community to engage with Lake Futures researchers, as they share their latest findings and discuss implications for water policies, programs, and plans in Ontario. 

Water Institute members and our Executive Director are confirmed to present the first three of the upcoming talks which include:

July 29th 
Watershed Nutrient Legacies and their Impact on Current and Future Water Quality in the Lake Erie Basin presented by Nandita Basu,Associate Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth and Environmental Sciences, Director of the Collaborative Water Program

August 5th
On the roles of dams and the nearshore zone on phosphorus flows along the river-lake interface presented by Philippe Van Cappellen, Canada Excellence Research Chair Laureate in Ecohydrology

August 12th
What are the Great Lakes worth? A study of Canadian and US residents’ willingness to pay for water quality improvements in the Great Lakes presented by Roy Brouwer, Executive Director, the Water Institute

Webinars will be offered weekly, on Wednesdays from 1-2pm EDT, beginning July 29th and will include a 30-minute presentation, followed by a 30-minute discussion period. 

For more details on the webinars and to register, visit Lake Futures.