Water challenges are complex.

With different geographic, operational and financial factors, there is no one-size-fits-all-solution.

Canadian Water Network helps decision makers move forward by making sense of what’s important and where there are knowledge gaps; laying out the available options, trade-offs and opportunities; and increasing clarity and confidence to make informed decisions.

Water challenges are complex.

Often there isn’t a clear solution that addresses diverse geographic, operational or financial contexts.

Canadian Water Network helps decision-makers move forward by making sense of what’s important and where there are knowledge gaps; laying out the available options, trade-offs and opportunities; and increasing clarity and confidence to make informed decisions.

Why choose Canadian Water Network?

We present the ‘so-what’ of Canadian and global knowledge within the context of the decisions at hand.

Since 2001, Canadian Water Network has built an extensive network of leading academic experts and progressive water managers.

We have a talent for convening and structuring multi-sectoral conversations that tackle complex challenges.

Canadian Water Network fills a unique space in Canada’s water sector. We advance decisions without advocating for a specific position.

We understand the complexity of water challenges, as well as decision-makers’ needs and priorities. Our staff excel at project design, critical analysis and generating useful outputs.

Canadian Water Network’s Process in Action

Addressing Contaminants in Wastewater

Challenge: Canadian wastewaters contain known and emerging contaminants of concern like pathogens, nutrients, metals, pharmaceuticals and microplastics. Which of these contaminants are priorities? What are the best treatment options? Are there trade-offs involved?

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Improving Flood Risk Evaluation

Challenge: Increased flooding is causing significant damage in Canadian communities. If flood risks are not assessed appropriately, then insurers and municipalities expose themselves to financial risk. How can we share relevant and current data across sectors?

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Why Choose Canadian Water Network?

A National Perspective

We present the ‘so-what’ of Canadian and global knowledge within the context of the decisions at hand.

Curation of Expert Knowledge

Since 2001, Canadian Water Network has built an extensive network of globally-renowned academic experts and progressive water managers that is unparalleled in Canada.

Structured Facilitation

We have a talent for convening, structuring and facilitating challenging multi-sectoral conversations that tackle complex issues.

Objectivity

Our goal is to accelerate, advance and improve water management decisions without advocating for a specific position. We occupy a unique neutral space in the Canadian water sector.

A Tailored Approach

Canadian Water Network understands the complexity of water challenges as well as decision makers’ needs and priorities. Our highly skilled staff excel at project design, critical analysis and the generation of relevant and useful outputs that help decision makers move forward.

A Tailored Approach

Canadian Water Network understands the complexity of water challenges as well as decision makers’ needs and priorities. Our highly skilled staff excel at project design, critical analysis and the generation of relevant and useful outputs that help decision makers move forward.

For partnership opportunities

Contact Bernadette Conant, CEO at bconant@cwn-rce.ca or 519-888-4567 x36171

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