Global Water Futures

Water is life.

Water security - both quality and quantity - is one of the most critical issues facing our planet. Our institute is involved in interdisciplinary research to help protect this precious resource.

Global Water Futures

The Canada First Research Excellence Fund awarded the University of Saskatchewan $77.8M in funding to promote water research in its Global Water Futures initiative.

Work and study here

Whether you're looking for employment opportunities, or want to study and learn in one of the strongest interdisciplinary water research communities in the world, the U of S is the place for you.

Change in cold regions

Housed at GIWS, the Changing Cold Regions Network (CCRN) is developing the tools and scientific understanding to manage rapid change in the cold interior of western Canada.



Global Water Futures

The Sept. 6 announcement of $77.8M in funding for the Global Water Futures project has been met with enthusiastic coverage from both local and national media.

New water science

Howard Wheater, Canada Excellence Research Chair in Water Security and director, GIWS, discusses the new research approach needed to address the pressing challenges of water security.

Saskatchewan River Basin

The Saskatchewan River Basin represents a key research focus of GIWS and is recognized by the World Climate Research Program as a Regional Hydroclimate Project.

Recent Publications

For a database of member publications, click here.