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Judy Lee PhD Defence

Please join the CWRS in Congratulating Judy Lee in her successful PhD Defence.

Guest Lecture - Dr. Shankar Chellam

The Centre for Water Resources Studies, and The Department of Civil & Resource Engineering invite you to a Lecture present by: Dr. Shankar Chellam Virus behaviour during elctrocoagulation - microfiltration of surface water

Megan Kot - PhD Defence

Please join the CWRS in supporting our latest PhD Candidate, Ms. Megan Kot. Megan will defend her thesis entitled: Readiness for Ensuring Safe Drinking Water in Small Community Systems Megan's defence is scheduled for Wednesday August 12 at 1:00pm i

CWRS Student Wins Water's Next 'Young Professional' Award

The Water’s Next national awards program honours the achievements and ideas of individuals and companies that successfully work to change water in Canada.

Guest Lecture - Dr. M.J. MacPhee

The Centre for Water Resources Studies and The Department of Civil and Resource Engineering are pleased to announce a Special Guest Lecture from Dr. Michael J. MacPhee - Future Water Outlook, Supply Scarcity, and the Urban Shift


PhD Candidate Amina Stoddart and Dr. Gagnon presented at WQTC this week in New Orleans!


Good Luck to Michael Brophy, Sean MacIsaac, Holly Sampson, and Daniel Wesley all presenting at the ACWWA conference taking place in Halifax!

CWRS at Weftec

Good luck to Master's student Xuesong Xie who is presenting at WEFTEC in New Orleans this week

Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment - Intro Workshop

14 Operators and Engineers from PEI, NB, and NS took part in the Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment Course last week.

Wastewater Treatment Wetlands-Intro Course

Jenny Hayward and Dr. Rob Jamieson are collaborating with MPWWA to deliver a workshop on Municipal Wastewater Treatment Wetlands.

New CWRS publications

CWRS Students and staff publish a new paper in Water Policy

New CWRS publications

Water Studies Staff, Students and Partners have been busy publishing papers over the past few months!

Dr. Gagnon has been appointed to the "Round Table of Environment and Sustainable Prosperity

Dr. Gagnon has been appointed to the "Round Table of Environment and Sustainable Prosperity" for the province of NS. He will be the University representative on the Round Table. Details of the round table are described here

STEWARD students back in town!

Dalhousie and Queen's University students in town for the annual symposium and CSCE conference!

Convocation Day!

8 CWRS students received their Degrees at this morning's convocation. Congratulations!

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!