Protecting the world's water resources

Protecting the world's water resources

Howard Wheater, Canada Excellence Research Chair in Water Security launched the Global Institute for Water Security on March 22, 2011.

Water is life.

And water security - both quality and quantity - is one of the most critical issues facing our planet.

Global Institute for Water Security

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News Update May 2015
Mine Overlay Site Testing Facility announcement, flood patterns and beavers, new water security training program.
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$1.8 million awarded for new mine reclamation research facility
The Global Institute for Water Security has been awarded $1.8 million by Western Economic Diversification Canada to establish a research and testing facility to develop and commercialize innovative mine waste cover systems.
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U of S launches training program in water security
A new U of S-led program that will train leaders to help solve Canada’s current and future water security problems has been awarded $1.65 million over six years through the Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) program of the federal Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC).
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