Forest Industry Lecture Series
78th Forest Industry Lecture
November 2, 2017
Title: The strategic importance of Canada’s forests in national drinking water security
Presenter: Dr. Monica Emelko, Director, Water Science, Technology & Policy Group, University of Waterloo, Ontario.
Monica Emelko is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Director of the University of Waterloo’s Water Science, Technology & Policy group. Her research focuses on drinking water supply and treatment. She co-leads a team that was among the first cited by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for identifying quality-associated threats from climate change to water security. She now co-leads “forWater” a Canada-wide and internationally-partnered research network focused on forest management-based approaches for drinking water source protection.
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