COVID-19 Early Indicators: Wastewater Surveillance for SARS-COV-2 Virus Particles

Click below for up-to-date results and insights from the wastewater COVID-19 early indicators study.

COVID-19 Early Indicators

Water Fridays - bringing the USask community together  to share new water knowledge

The Global Institute for Water Security is proud to announce Water Fridays! The goal of Water Fridays is to bring the USask water community together from across campus to meet and share new knowledge developments.

April 21; May 5 & 12; June 2 & 16
12:00 - 1:00 PM

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April 21: How do you make the Nexus happen?  May 5: Farms & Water  May 12: Recovery from Failure  June 2: Framing Environmental Messages  June 16: Climate Change & Adaptation in Saskatchewan

Virtual Water Gallery: Live in Saskatoon - May 15, 2023, 7 - 9 PM, TCU Place, Salon A

Join Virtual Water Gallery artists and water experts for an intimate evening of art-science conversations. Learn, listen, and view a collection of over 50 art pieces grounded in scientific questions and expressed in colour, canvas, music, and sculpture.

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What About Water?

What About Water? (formerly known as Let's Talk About Water) aims to empower people and communities to connect water science with the stories that bring about solutions, adaptation, and actions for the world's water realities. Communicating about climate change can be difficult. By leveraging the power of storytelling with water science, our What About Water? programs offer conversations, films, and digital resources that inspire action and make complex information more accessible.

What About Water?

Master of Water Security

The Master of Water Security (MWS) is a 24-month interdisciplinary project-based program that focuses on a holistic approach to water security. 

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Global Water Futures

Led by the Global Institute for Water Security, Global Water Futures is the largest and most cited freshwater research program in the world. The program will provide governments, businesses and communities with the risk management tools they need to tackle threats to Canada's water supply and quality.

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The Conversation Canada

conversation-logo.jpg Curated by professionals, the Conversation Canada is an independent source of news and views delivered directly to the public. The articles below are authored by faculty and students, involved in the Global Water Futures community.

How do snowflakes form? Is each snowflake really unique? Why is some snow light and fluffy or heavy? The amazing science of snow

Krystopher Chutko - University of Saskatchewan

Many a writer has mused about snowflakes as a natural work of art. Here’s a scientific look at the amazing nature of snowflakes and snow.

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Ripple effect: As global freshwater basins dry up, the threat to ecosystems and communities grows

Xander Huggins - University of Victoria

When people use freshwater beyond a physically sustainable rate, it sets off a cascade of impacts on ecosystems, people and the planet. These impacts include groundwater wells running dry, fish populations becoming stranded before they are able to spawn and protected wetland ecosystems turning into dry landscapes.

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