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WATER CONNECTIONS – FROM CANADA TO THE PHILIPPINES

Just re-posting a blog I wrote for Waterlution! Original post is here. I’ve known Maricor for more than 10 years. We were in the same class in environmental engineering and both stayed in the Waterloo area after graduation. She has completed a master’s degree and is nearing the finishing line for her PhD, where she’s … Continue reading WATER CONNECTIONS – FROM CANADA TO THE PHILIPPINES

The Challenge of Bringing People Together – My Reflections on GWC #1

I wrote this for Waterlution's blog, and I'm just re-posting it here. Here is the original post. Thanks Waterlution for featuring my blog and for the GWC Level 1 prize!  “This is going to be easy!” was my first thought when I read about the Great Waters Challenge. It’s just writing some blog posts about … Continue reading The Challenge of Bringing People Together – My Reflections on GWC #1

Greening Exhibition Place

I recently participated in WEAO's 9th Annual Student Design Competition. The challenge was to come up with innovative stormwater management solutions for Exhibition Place, Toronto. "The Ex", as it's known locally, is a bunch of parking lots and buildings that house major events that attract thousand of visitors annually. The problems are: poor water quality … Continue reading Greening Exhibition Place

Reflections & Future Vision

For the last challenge (Challenge #4 of the Great Waters Challenge), we are tasked with reading blogs of other folks in the challenge. Youth from across Canada have been blogging about their water stories - check out this awesome map of where they all are! Then, we are asked to creatively show our vision for … Continue reading Reflections & Future Vision