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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!

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)!