Innovative Solutions for Water Quality, Usage and Supply

Alberta's water challenges are global water challenges. Quality, supply, access and use are all issues.

The University of Alberta is a leader in developing solutions to local, regional and global water challenges. 

Multidisciplinary Expertise

The Water Initiative brings together a interdisciplinary capacity of more than 100 researchers whose work spans resource economics, water treatment, toxicology and microbiology, northern and cold weather research, ecosystem biology, energy and the environment, water policy, nanotechnology and sensors.

Our goal is to equip the next generation of thinkers, policy makers, scientists and leaders with a holistic understanding of the integrated nature of challenges in water quality, usage and supply. 


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To learn more, please contact water@ualberta.ca.