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Tag: University of Waterloo

Home Insurance Buyers Lack Access to Public Flood Data

Canadian homeowners do not have the information they need to know if they should buy flood insurance, leaving them exposed to significant financial risk. A...

Research Encourages Conservation Authorities to Continue Taking Action on Climate Change

Research undertaken by Dr. Blair Feltmate validates and encourages the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) and conservation authorities across Ontario to continue focusing...

New Research to Determine if Fish in Northern Ont. Communities is...

University of Waterloo researchers are working with the Fort Albany First Nation, a subarctic community in northern Ontario, to answer one of the most...

Liquid-Gated Membranes Reduce Energy in Industrial Water Treatment

New research describes using liquid-gated membranes (LGMs) for treating wastewater from industrial projects and its improvements on conventional membrane filtration technology. Conducted by the Wyss...

Malaysian Delegates Learn Water Practices from Ontario

A delegation from the State of Sarawak, Malaysia visited Ontario last week, engaging with the University of Waterloo’s the Water Institute, as part of its...

Research Chair in Water Treatment Secures Sixth NSERC Funding Term

Peter Huck, a civil and environmental engineering professor and industrial research chair in water treatment, was recently awarded more than $3 million to continue...

Water Institute Members Receive Over $7.5M in NSERC Grants

Five members of the University of Waterloo’s Water Institute are among the ten researchers campus-wide to receive funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering...

Researcher Works for Historical Hydrology Record in Peace-Athabasca Delta

Located in northeast Alberta, the Peace-Athabasca Delta (PAD) is one of the most magnificent wetlands in the world. Serving as the junction of four...

Professor William D. Taylor Honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

The International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) honoured William D. Taylor on Tuesday with its 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award. Presented at IAGLR’s 61st Annual...

Artificial Sweeteners in Groundwater Indicate Contamination from Septic Systems

Researchers from the University of Waterloo has found evidence that artificial sweeteners are making their way into rural groundwater through septic system wastewater. The study describes how the researchers tested private,...

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