13 Results for University of Waterloo

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 efforts to support work routing water from its remote regions into its cities. To support the initiative, the delegation of officials, headed by Chief Minister Datuk…

October 09, 2018 @ 10:44am

Peter Huck, a civil and environmental engineering professor and industrial research chair in water treatment, was recently awarded more than $3 million to continue his research program at the University of Waterloo. As part of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Industrial Research Chair (IRC) program,…

October 05, 2018 @ 9:48am

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 Research Council of Canada’s (NSERC) Strategic Partnership Grants for Networks and Projects to further their water research. Monica Emelko, Trevor Charles, Juewen Liu, Michael Power, and…

August 13, 2018 @ 11:49am

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 major North American waterfowl migratory routes, millions of ducks and geese descend to feed and nest here each summer. Collaborative Water Program graduate Mitchell Kay, PhD candidate…

August 01, 2018 @ 12:06pm

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 Conference on Great Lakes Research, the award recognizes important and continued contributions to the field of Great Lakes research over a period of 20 years or…

June 19, 2018 @ 6:45pm

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, rural groundwater wells in the Nottawasaga River Watershed in Ontario for four artificial sweeteners as a way to detect groundwater impacted by human wastewater being…

November 08, 2017 @ 11:57am

The University of Waterloo, Province of Ontario and City of Burlington announced the launch of the Home Flood Protection Program at Burlington City Hall to help homeowners protect their homes from flooding. The Home Flood Protection Program aims to help homeowners identify flood risks, take action to reduce those risks…

August 08, 2017 @ 1:00pm

Five Canadian cities will have portions of their asphalt roads ripped up and replaced with permeable brick and gravel this summer in an effort to curb the effects of flash flooding. The University of Waterloo, along with insurer Intact Financial Corporation, has announced a 20-project initiative to help communities weather…

June 06, 2014 @ 12:09pm

[caption id="attachment_19201" align="alignright" width="300"] Ontario’s water sector is currently home to 900 water-industry-specific companies. Credit: John Vetterli.[/caption] According to WaterTAP Ontario, Canada’s most populous province has awarded more water industry patents in the past 30 years than any other comparable government jurisdiction in the world. Ontario’s water sector is currently…

May 12, 2014 @ 8:02am

[caption id="attachment_10275" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Waterlution has received a grant of $200,000 to help build on its "Future of Water" workshops."][/caption] Thirty organizations, delivering projects in five countries, will share more than $4 million for programs that help protect watersheds and improve access to clean drinking water via RBC Blue Water…

September 30, 2011 @ 2:44pm

Nineteen influential environmental scientists from Germany will participate in a water protection research seminar Thursday as part of a four-day visit to the University of Waterloo. The newly created Water Institute at Waterloo will host the delegation from the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research-UFZ, one of the largest research institutions…

April 27, 2010 @ 8:40am

Michel Fich is looking for water in space. This morning, the University of Waterloo professor of physics and astronomy celebrated the successful launch of the Herschel Space Observatory and Canada's contribution to the study of the birth of planets, stars and galaxies. Launched this morning from Kourou, French Guiana, Herschel…

May 14, 2009 @ 1:59pm

RenewABILITY Energy Inc, manufacturer of the Power-Pipe® Drain Water Heat Recovery (DWHR) system, Reid's Heritage Homes and Union Gas has completed the installation of 250 Power-Pipe DWHR Systems at the University of Waterloo, Columbia Lake Village North Community (CLV), Ontario. Reid's Heritage Homes, in partnership with the University of Waterloo,…

January 14, 2009 @ 9:33am