Scientists in the National Water Research Institute are actively engaged in conducting research into issues within the aquatic environment, and each year they participate in creating important publications, both internally in conjunction with the Science and Technology Liaison group, and externally in peer reviewed journals.
On behalf of the Canadian government, NWRI leads and publishes scientific assessments of priority freshwater issues in Canada. Typically, these assessment reports are written by experts from NWRI, government, universities, and industry, and they encapsulate current scientific knowledge, trends, and information and program needs. As authoritative documents, they are intended to assist water science decision-makers, resource managers, and the research community in setting research priorities and in developing sound management policies and practices.
Toward strengthening linkages between researchers and decision makers and on behalf of the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME), NWRI, with various host provinces, organized a series of national Science-Policy Workshops on select water quality issues. The workshop reports are listed below.
To forge better links between water science and water policy, this free newsletter provides timely information on the research activities of Environment Canada's Water Science and Technology Directorate to water professionals, policy and decision makers, governments, and other groups involved with managing water resources effectively. Read Water Science News.
NLETTER, the newsletter of the National Laboratory for Environmental Testing, is produced to provide information on laboratory activities undertaken to support Environment Canada's science-based programs. Each issue features a report on a selected client study, for which NLET contributes the essential analytical component.
Read articles originally published in EnviroZine, Environment Canada's on-line newsmagazine featuring news, activities and actions taken by Canadians to help improve our environment.
Science and the Environment Bulletin
Read articles originally published in Science and the Environment Bulletin, a bi-monthly Environment Canada publication that highlights leading-edge environmental science and technology and their applications.