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Tag: University of Waterloo

New Report Provides Measures to Protect Commercial Real Estate Against Floods

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

Rising Emissions are Turning Arctic Permafrost into Carbon Source: Study

Arctic regions have captured and stored carbon for tens of thousands of years, but a new study shows winter emissions from the Arctic may...

New Study Examines State of Local Adaptation Planning in Canada

Over the past year, researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) and the University of Waterloo (UW) worked with the Federation of Canadian...

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...

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