Jeffrey McDonnell, associate director of GIWS, has been elected to serve as the President of the Hydrology Section of the American Geophysical Union.
GIWS researcher Helen Baulch is leading a project that uses in-lake sensor technology to inform drinking water treatment and source water protection planning on Buffalo Pound Lake.
According to a report released by GIWS members through the Centre for Hydrology, saving wetlands may help a lot more than just ducks - it may save infrastructure and communities from the ravages of floods.
The Tobacco Creek Model Watershed is located in south-central Manitoba and is an important site for Global Institute for Water Security researchers studying the effects of agricultural Beneficial Management Practices (BMPs) on hydrology and biogeochemical cycles.
A report by the Global Institute for Water Security presents the first comprehensive survey of the state of groundwater and hydrogeological research in Saskatchewan and outlines the steps required to develop and protect this resource.
The play Downstream communicates water research results in a new and entertaining way. The performance, put on by GIWS, SENS and the Department of Drama, toured through Saskatchewan and Alberta Feb 18 - 24, 2014.
Institute researchers have received federal funding to provide infrastructure upgrades at sites within the Saskatchewan River Basin.
An expert panel convened by the Council of Canadian Academies has found that water and land resources in Canada can be more sustainably managed by developing forward-thinking policies and effective land and water management strategies, adopting effective governance mechanisms, and harnessing technological advancements.