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Civil and Environmental Engineering working to combat phosphorus levels in water

Western News | October 4, 2019
Dagnew’s lab has received a $200,000 investment – part of $2.2 million newly awarded to 12 Western projects – through the Ontario Research Fund-Research and the Early Researcher Awards program announced Friday at the Amit Chakma Engineering Building.
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New centre takes aim at water solutions

Western News | August 1, 2019
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering professor Mita Ray was named the inaugural director of the university’s new WesternWater Centre, a research group eyeing water and environmental issues.
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Salamander Foundation backs advances in environmental engineering

Western News | June 14, 2018
Western Engineering will continue to lead the charge in mitigating the effects of pollution on the environment and public health with today’s announcement of a $1-million donation from The Salamander Foundation.
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Western Water Chapter wins Student Chapter of the Year at WEAO conference

Western Engineering News | May 4, 2018
At this year’s conference, the Western Water Chapter (WWC) won Student Chapter of the Year – a category where eight other Ontario universities were considered for the award.
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Western Engineering observes World Water Day

Western Engineering News | March 22, 2018
March 22 is recognized internationally as World Water Day. Most Canadians likely aren’t even thinking about water in their day-to-day lives.
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Project looks to improve region’s water quality

Western News | May 25, 2017
Engineering professor Clare Robinson has partnered with the City of London on a project to determine the effectiveness of stormwater management technologies in reducing the amount of potentially harmful nutrients, such as phosphorus and nitrogen, that get transferred to rivers and lakes in Ontario. She was recently awarded a Best in Science Grant from the Province of Ontario for the project.
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