Community-based Water Management, with Dr.Yu Chen

On 1 December 2021, IWA-YWP Canada hosted Dr. Yu Chen from the Centre for Global Engineering at the University of Toronto in the webinar on ‘Community-based WaterManagement: A Reflective Commentary on the Metropolitan Area of Mexico City’.  Dr. Chen discussed the unique hydrological landscape of Mexico City and its peri-urban neighbourhoods as well as theContinue reading “Community-based Water Management, with Dr.Yu Chen”

Young Professionals Talk –  Branding Yourself with Dr. Ketan Marballi

On November 12, YWPs in Toronto had the opportunity to learn from Dr. Marballi, a Cellular and Structural Biology researcher turned Career Specialist. He shared tips on creating a personal and professional brand online, job seeking and career transitions. We also held a small quiz competition on what we learned. Congratulations to our Kahoot winners! AsContinue reading “Young Professionals Talk –  Branding Yourself with Dr. Ketan Marballi”

2021 Virtual Atlantic and Eastern Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research

We are always grateful to the Canadian Association on Water Quality (CAWQ/ACQE) for the opportunity to collaborate on events like the Symposium on Water Quality Research. On November 3rd, our chapter’s co-chair Gamze Kirim introduced our organization, goals, events and called on the Young Water Professionals in the Atlantic and Eastern regions of Canada toContinue reading “2021 Virtual Atlantic and Eastern Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research”

Lynn Valley and Rice Lake Hike (BC)

On October 23rd, IWA YWP in British Columbia partnered with the Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) on a nature hike to Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge. It was a rainy Saturday with beautiful waterfalls, warm hot chocolate,  and great conversation. Follow us on LinkedIn and subscribe to our emails so that you don’t miss our next event.

Blue Drinks with CentrEau

IWA YWP Canada collaborated with CentrEau to host the first ‘Blue Drinks’ for 2021 on September 23rd. This was our first in-person social event in over a year! The event took place in 3 Quebec cities – Montreal, Quebec City, and Sherbrooke. Our Co-chair, Gamze Kirim, and Regional Director for Quebec, Alex Webb, introduced ourContinue reading “Blue Drinks with CentrEau”

IWA YWP Canada General Meeting

IWA YWP Canada hosted its first General Meeting open to all Young Water Professionals across Canada on May 20, 2021. Participants were inform about the IWA membership benefits and joining the IWA YWP community. We also informed them about the chapter activities and possible roles that they could take on at 2021-2023 board followed by aContinue reading “IWA YWP Canada General Meeting”

E-Learning Session on Solving Complex Water Reclamation Challenges through Advanced Characterization Tools

On 29 April 2021, the IWA-YWP Canada hosted Dr. Pavani Cherukupally. Overall, 54 participants registered for the event and approx. 29 participants joined on the live session. For the first time, an appreciation certificate was presented to the guest speaker, Dr. Cherukupally. The participants (who wanted a participation certificate and responded in a google formContinue reading “E-Learning Session on Solving Complex Water Reclamation Challenges through Advanced Characterization Tools”

WaterSide Chat with Sarah Dorner

IWA YWP Canada invited Dr.Sarah Dorner, Professor- Montreal Polytechnic, Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineer as the speaker for March 2021 Waterside Chat Webinar to share her research experiences in the field of Environmental Engineering. The session highlighted some of the conference papers and publications of Dr.Sarah Dorner and her ongoing research on COVID-19Continue reading “WaterSide Chat with Sarah Dorner”

CAWQ-IWA Webinar: Harnessing Membrane Aerated Biofilm Technology

On 24th of March 2021, YWP had an amazing webinar on the innovative Membrane Aerated Biofilm Technology MABR presented by Dr. Martha Dagnew. In this session, more than 60 participants have attended from different parts of the world. Dr. Dagnew lectured on fundamentals of this unique attached growth technology and present different case studies whereContinue reading “CAWQ-IWA Webinar: Harnessing Membrane Aerated Biofilm Technology”

CAWQ-IWA Panel Discussion on Pandemic & Wastewater Facilities

IWA YWP Canada hosted a panel discussion to learn about the effects of COVID-19 Pandemic on wastewater facilities. We invited some of the wastewater outstanding leaders from different cities in Central Canada region. The discussions with the panel members was very informative and focused on operational challenges during pandemic as well as risks involved inContinue reading “CAWQ-IWA Panel Discussion on Pandemic & Wastewater Facilities”