Events & News


The work of the CentrEau-COVID team recognized worldwide

13 September 2021

In the framework of the CentrEau-COVID project for the monitoring of the SARS-CoV-2 virus through wastewater, the work of the team on the development of...

Dose caffeine for the health of rivers

06 September 2021

Professor of environmental chemistry and vice-dean at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of the University of Montreal, Sébastien Sauvé, comes to...

Managing extreme rains and changing climate

06 September 2021

Professor-researcher at the National Institute for Scientific Research, Alain Mailhot, in an interview for the programs "Les années lumière" and...

Restriction on the use of drinking water in Quebec City

06 September 2021

Alain Mailhot, professor-researcher at the National Institute for Scientific Research, interviewed on the program "C'est encore mieux...

An overview of water in Europe

27 August 2021

An overview of the European drinking water and wastewater sectors.


A solution to accelerate the achievement of SDG 6

27 August 2021

In early 2021, the South African Human Rights Commission ( SAHRC) released a damning report on the Vaal system in one of South Africa's provinces. The...

A new method for industrial wastewater treatment: the microbial fuel cell

27 August 2021

Orianna Bretschger, the CEO and founder of Aquacycl has discovered a new method of treating industrial wastewater.  This new method of decentralized...

Drainage of agricultural land: a chore left to nature

24 August 2021

The maintenance of waterways in agricultural areas is a problem for many farmers. Indeed, this mechanism is expensive and does not address the...

A flood map of the future

24 August 2021

Since the beginning of the 21st century, floods are more and more frequent. They can affect hundreds or thousands of people. Today, the only way...

A new method of water purification: Graphene foam

24 August 2021

MIT researchers have found a method to filter water using a graphene oxide foam filter. This material acts as a magnet for uranium to effectively...

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