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Omar Chowdhury a Finalist at the GRADflix Showcase 2021 with Explainer Video on Microplastics On January 29, 2020, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) hosted a virtual viewing party of the Top 25 GRADflix submissions [...]
Monica Emelko, Principal Investigator for the forWater Network and a professor in Waterloo's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is the first Canada Research Chair in Water Science, Technology and Policy.
The Knowledge Archives host, Madhav Malhotra, recently sat down with Water Science, Technology, and Policy (Water STP) leader Monica Emelko to discuss her research as well as the future of engineering & applied science in a changing climate.
A recent paper led by Dr. François-Nicolas Robinne of Canada Wildfire including WaterSTP leader Monica B. Emelko was chosen to be featured on the cover of the May 2019 issue of Forests.
How the rise in wildfires could affect how Calgary treats its drinking water By: Rosa Saba, The Star Calgary CALGARY—The city of Calgary is leading the charge in studying the effects of widespread wildfires on [...]
Accurate monitoring of cyanobacteria is important for watershed management, potable water production, recreational water use and water re-use. Cost effective, fast and reliable...
As wildfires become more frequent and destructive in a warming world, they are increasingly leaving in their wake debris and toxic runoff that are polluting rivers and fouling water supplies. Some municipalities are having to upgrade their water treatment methods to...
Progress on new artificial intelligence (AI) technology by Waterloo Engineering researchers could improve monitoring at treatment plants to help ensure clean water and safeguard public health. The researchers have developed AI software capable of identifying and quantifying...
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Dr. William B. Anderson is a Research Associate Professor at the University of Waterloo where he’s studied drinking water quality and treatment for over 40 years. Stay up to date with Bill’s updates on what’s new in the water sector.