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Tag: University of Waterloo

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,...

Burlington Chosen to Pilot Home Flood Protection Program

The University of Waterloo, Province of Ontario and City of Burlington announced the launch of the Home Flood Protection Program at Burlington City Hall...

Lakes in Our Backyard Serve as Windows into Earth’s Origins

Countless lakes in Canada and elsewhere may offer some important insights into how life on Earth began and may also help us grapple with...

Flood Prevention Initiatives Include Tearing Up Canadian Streets

Five Canadian cities will have portions of their asphalt roads ripped up and replaced with permeable brick and gravel this summer in an effort...

Ontario Named an International Water Industry Leader

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...

A Bitter Pill

If the brook trout swimming in Dr. Sébastien Sauvé’s laboratory tanks at the City of Montreal wastewater treatment plant smiled while his team probed...

Groundbreakers: Speedy Samples

Although the technologies involved in water analysis are complex, they’re vital to ensuring the world’s supply of safe drinking water sources. Recognizing the need...

RBC Blue Water Project Announces 2011 Leadership Grants

Thirty organizations, delivering projects in five countries, will share more than $4 million for programs that help protect watersheds and improve access...

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