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Tag: University of Waterloo

New research aims to keep mine waste out of water

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New research from the University of Waterloo will help mining companies better understand the negative societal and environmental impacts of mine waste disasters, known...

UWaterloo Professor Leads Project on Valuing Canada’s Water Resources

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Roy Brouwer, a professor at the University of Waterloo and executive director of the Water Institute, is leading a new project called "Valuing Canada’s...

Canadian Cities Receive C+ Score on Flood Preparedness

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Canadian cities received a C+ grade on flood preparedness in a study conducted by the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University of Waterloo. The study shows...

Is Your Water Management as Diverse as Your Communities?

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Watershed management strives to improve the health of aquatic ecosystems as much as it does the economic, cultural, and biophysical health of our communities....

Outdoor Watering Restrictions Only Work in Hottest, Driest Weather: Study

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Municipal bylaws that restrict outdoor watering every summer effectively reduce consumption only during particularly hot, dry periods, according to a new study. Researchers at the University...

Nandita Basu Named Director of the Collaborative Water Program

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Nandita Basu, an associate professor at the University of Waterloo, has been named as the director of the university’s Collaborative Water Program. “Nandita Basu studies the role humans...

Water Institute Welcomes Professor Helen Jarvie

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The Water Institute announced that Helen Jarvie has joined the University of Waterloo’s Department of Geography and Environmental Management as a full professor. “The Water Institute...

Top Five Great Lakes Stories of 2019

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The following five news stories on topics related to the Great Lakes were among the most read news stories on Water Canada's website in...

New Research Evaluates Flood Patterns in Alberta’s Athabasca Delta

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Natural environmental processes—not upstream energy projects—are the primary cause of changing flood patterns in Alberta’s Athabasca Delta, according to new research. The research also shows...

New Report Provides Measures to Protect Commercial Real Estate Against Floods

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The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation has developed a comprehensive report that outlines 20 measures that can be implemented by commercial real estate owners...

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