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Tag: University of Waterloo

Liquid-Gated Membranes Reduce Energy in Industrial Water Treatment

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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