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Archived News:

CWRS research is featured in two plain language CWN Reports

Learn more about CWRS research on drinking water safety plans, and decentralized wastewater treatment.

Megan Wood, MASc Defence April 28

On Monday April 28, Megan Wood will defend her MASc thesis entitled: Removal of Aluminum in Filter Backwash Water: A Treatment Optimization Case Study

Dr. Gagnon's Fuller Award Interview

After Dr. Gagnon received the George Fuller award from the ACWWA, he completed an interesting round of Q & A

CWRS presenting to the Senate Standing Committee

Dr. Krkosek presented to the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology, on April 3, on the unintended consequences of pharmaceutical use.

Second Year Design Class Competition

The Dalhousie second year Civil/Industrial/Mining engineering students designed hand powered water pumps for Common Roots urban farm. Check out some of their designs!

CWRS wins 2014 AWWA Distribution & Plant Operations Division Best Paper Award!

Congratulations Eliman, Krysta, Alisha and Graham on their award winning paper!

Dr. Gagnon appointed as one of nine expert panelists in Hydraulic Fracturing Panel

Dr. David Wheeler, Chair of the Hydraulic Fracturing Independent Review and Public Consultation in Nova Scotia is pleased to announce the appointment of nine independent expert panellists to the Hydraulic Fracturing Review.

Northern Water Research Video

Sarah Thompson, Masters student at Queen's working with CWRS, created a video on her research in Nunavut

Dr. Margaret Walsh first Female Chair of ACWWA

The CWRS Congratulates Dr. Walsh on her appointment as the first Female Chair of the Atlantic Canada Water and Wastewater Association (ACWWA)!

Congratulations Dr. Gagnon!

Dr. Gagnon to receive the AWWA's highest section award: the George Fuller Award!

CWRS Northern Research Highlighted!

Our work in Nunavut is highlighted in a recent online piece by Dalhousie!

Water Studies in Vegas!

John Bergese will be presenting at the IOA & IUVA world congress in Las Vegas....

Writing in Engineering: New Paper

Our own Sarah Jane Payne recently published in TIPS (Teaching Innovation Projects) Journal. Check out her piece on supporting writing in engineering, here!

Summer Defence Line Up!

It's a busy one here at Water Studies...

Lead Service Line Replacement Questionnaire

Property owners are invited to participate in a Lead Service Line Replacement Questionnaire.

Calling all potential students!

Have an interest in water?

Tour of a Water Treatment Plant

Check out Halifax Water and CWRS on CTV news!

Dr. Gagnon on CBC News tonight!

Dr. Gagnon talked to CBC NS News at six about water conservation.

Dr. Bill Hargrave Guest Lecture

Dr. Bill Hargrave gave a lecture today on slow sand filtration, and some of the lessons he has learned over his 30+ year career in the water industry.

CWRS - Award Winning Research!

CWRS wins Council of the Federation Excellence in Water Stewardship award for Nunavut Water Research