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Forest fires are sweeping North America with detrimental environmental, economic and human impacts. A research team, led by University of Waterloo Engineering professor Monica Emelko, will receive $5.5 million from the National...
Cape Town, South Africa faces a crisis that’s unimaginable to most Canadians: the city is running out of water. By July, 3.75 million people could see their taps run dry. Unless local desalination plants soon [...]
Visiting scholar explains how and why Canada's forests are vital to our national drinking water security during the 78th bi-annual Forest Industry Lecture Monica Emelko of the University of Waterloo delivered the 78th bi-annual Forest [...]
Two of University of Waterloo’s graduate students from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, both supervised by Monica Emelko, were recognized this summer by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) for their research. Gemma Charlebois and Andrew [...]
CBC News recently featured a story on the rising cost of providing clean drinking water to Fort McMurray after the 2016 wildfire. The city's water treatment plant is spending more on food-grade chemicals to remove burnt [...]
By Judy MacDonald, photos courtesy of AWWA. Three Canadian women won awards at the 2014 American Water Works Association (AWWA) Annual Conference & Exposition. The academic achievement awards recognize graduate students who have made outstanding [...]
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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.