Water Innovation Connect Series: Municipal Water Management in a Changing World

Exploring the forefront of adaptive innovation with Alberta's water treatment sector.

November 2, 2020

Water treatment plants have a critical role in keeping our communities healthy and safe by providing clean drinking water and removing our sanitary wastes. As the world changes, whether that means climate change, evolving pathogens or something else, these treatment plants need to adapt or risk impacting the quality of life of our population.


Monica Emleko, University of Waterloo, “Wildfire and pathogen threats to water in Alberta.”

Norm Neumann, University of Alberta, “Evidence for the Evolution of Water Treatment Resistant Pathogenic E. coli – are we on cusp of a public health crisis?

Originally aired November 2020

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