Caroline Robert holds a master’s degree in environmental sciences and she works for Québec’s Ministry of Sustainable development, Environment and Fight against climate change since 2001.
Within the ministry, she has contributed to various tools supporting implementation of the regulation on drinking water, and also developed the expertise on microbiological parameters. She also coordinated the preparation of various scientific reports.
Since 2013, she is in charge of the drinking water division. She is a member of the Federal-provincial-territorial committee on drinking water since 2005.
Mr. Schock is a Chemist with the Water Supply and Water Resources Division, within the United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Research and Development.
Mr. Schock has spent 31 years with the drinking water research program of the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency in Cincinnati, Ohio. Mr. Schock has conducted in-house and field research into drinking water treatment emphasizing corrosion control in domestic plumbing and municipal distribution systems, chemical equilibrium calculations, water sampling for inorganics, and distribution system and corrosion solids analysis,.
Mr. Schock has provided technical consultation to USEPA Offices, State agencies, international collaborators (including Health Canada and some Provinces), standards organizations, engineering consultants, and directly to water systems. Mr. Schock has authored more than 70 scientific journal articles, book chapters and research reports on drinking water and water chemistry-related subjects.
Mr. Schock was the 2011 recipient of the AWWA A.P. Black lifetime achievement award.
Dr. Prevost has more than 25 years of experience in research and technology in the areas of drinking water treatment and distribution. She holds an Industrial Chair on Drinking Water of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC) at the Department of Civil Engineering of Polytechnique Montreal and founded the CREDEAU laboratory, a unique water technology platform. Dr. Prévost has completed applied R&D on source protection, water treatment and various aspects of distribution systems (biostability, pathogen regrowth, integrity & intrusion, Legionella control, hydraulic and quality modeling).
Professor Michèle Prévost holds an Industrial Chair on Drinking Water of the National Science and Engineering Council of Canada since 1992 and was a member of the technical advisory of the Walkerton Commission. She led the multi university Canadian Water Network initiative on lead in drinking water. She has published on lead sampling, lead corrosion treatment, and the impact of environmental sources of lead on blood lead levels.
In 2016, she was involved in the International Lead and Copper Rule revision consultation team for the OfUice of Research and Development of the US EPA. With extensive industrial experience in consulting and technology development with manufacturers, Dr. Prevost has also been active in numerous technical advisory committees to utilities and international organizations.
She is the 2016 recipient of the A. P. BLACK award of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) for outstanding research contributions to water science and water supply rendered over an appreciable period of time.