Another Drop Lecture – The Cryosphere: Changes and Impacts on the Environment and Human Activities Speaker: Dr Gordon Young 16 January 2018 McMaster Innovation Park

MCCC Spring 2018 Public Lecture FINAL


UNU-INWEH’s New book puts Wetlands at the center of Nature-based Solutions published by Springer as the inaugural book in their new Environmental Contamination Remediation and Management Series Wetlands are...

Another Drop_Nov 2018_FINAL



A message from the Director: The year was exciting, vibrant and productive. UNU-INWEH has completed its transition to a revised and sharpened workplan that i) makes water the explicit...


Legacy and Emerging Contaminants in Fish, Wildlife and Humans: What are the Concerns? Speaker: Dr Karen Kidd 7 November 2017 McMaster Innovation Park


In 2018, UNU-INWEH launches its new policy report series. UNU-INWEH Reports address global water issues, gaps and challenges that decision makers face in achieving improving access to and management...



11 June 2010- Dhaka, Bangladesh - Water supply by military in Old Dhaka: 1.8 billion people who have access to a water source within 1 kilometer, but not in their house or yard, consume around 20 liters per day. In the United Kingdom the average person uses more than 50 liters of water a day flushing toilets (where average daily water usage is about 150 liters a day. The highest average water use in the world is in the US, at 600 liters day.). (2006 United Nations Human Development Report) Photo Credit :Kibae Park/Sipa Press

The water crisis is a reality today for an increasing number of countries. Implementing SDG 6 – the ‘water goal’ – can bring development benefits and unlock long-term funding....


Review of current evidence Over the past two decades, the international science and development communities have referred to a global water crisis that is emerging. Looking at the current...