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Professor Hubert Savenije Collaborates

Thanks goes out to Prof Hubert Savenije of TUDelft for giving permission to UniWater to use his on-line hydrology lectures as part of the generic sub-Saharan Africa program. It is ‘giving’ people like him who share our vision of making … Continue reading

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Camel Caravan is on its Way!

UniWater has just begun our latest venture in global community action! We have a growing number of professional hydrogeologists, hydrologists, geologists or any number of environmental professionals who have text books and equipment gathering dust on their bookshelves. Many times … Continue reading

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Thanks to Tim Larson

Many thanks go out to Tim Larson of the Illinois State Geological Survey for his contribution in the area of applied geophysics. Tim gave us some material that can be used to demonstrate how software can augment geophysical survey interpretations. … Continue reading

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Thanks to Mundell and Associates

John Mundell, principal of Mundell and Associates, has provided numerous case studies where geophysics has been used in hydrogeological investigations or environmental investigations. These case studies are very illustrative in the learning of practical applications of geophysics. Thanks John!

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Thanks to Raj Kumar Daw

Raj has been a source of great perspectives on rural water supply and contacts that have access to data related to the use and functionality of pumps in Nigeria and Kenya. Raj consulted to UNICEF for many years. Through his … Continue reading

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Memorandum of Understanding Signed

The University of Toronto Scarborough is the mentoring university for the UniWater pilot project.  Our pilot project was initially intended to consist of two new programs in Hydrogeology and Water Resources Management in sub-Saharan Africa, but due to the interest … Continue reading

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Thanks to Peyman Sayyah!

Peyman Sayyah has been an integral part of our UniWater team.  He has contributed to the development of the lectures and some of the practicals that we’ve been able to produce this far.  Peyman has an MSc in Hydrogeology from … Continue reading

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Another Great Collaboration!

Thanks to the African Book Project, another NGO working in Africa, who have generously donated a collection of text books that will be used to supplement the Geological Department libraries in our host universities.  This is a wonderful way for … Continue reading

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Jessica Dillabough Joins our Board

Jessica Dillabough is a regulatory affairs advisor for Imperial Oil.  She has an MBA (Dalhousie, 2006) and PhD (University of Calgary, 2012) in Strategy; Energy Management and Sustainable Development.  We anticipate Jessica’s background in policy and sustainable development with be an asset … Continue reading

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UNICEF Nigeria Adds Data for Program Use

WASH, UNICEF, Nigeria has kindly provided access to the raw data used in the Integrated Water Management module. The data was analysed by a consultant, Raj Kumar Daw (rajdaw1@gmail.com).  This local contribution is greatly appreciated as it will provide students … Continue reading

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