Advancing Canadian Wastewater Assets
Advancing Canadian Wastewater Assets (ACWA) is an innovative partnership between the University of Calgary and The City of Calgary, as part of the Urban Alliance. Its goal is to advance wastewater treatment technologies to address environmental and human health issues. Learn more.
Centre for Environmental Engineering Research and Education
Some researchers in this centre are working to assess water pollution and control. They are looking at the treatment of emerging contaminants from municipal wastewaters, or industrial water treatment, including oil-sands process water, tailings ponds and boiler-feed water. Learn more.
Teaching, Learning and Student Experience
Community Water Safety
A small team of researchers from UCalgary is collaborating with council members and educators from the Sucker Creek First Nation to deliver a program to help solve a water quality problem in the community. Learn more.
WASH in Panama
A Master of Arts student completed collaborative community-engaged research on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in rural Panama. The student co-designed and conducted 15 educational WASH training sessions with 30 children and 20 adults to improve particular behavioural practices and increase environmental awareness. Learn more.