Program 245

AIRDATE:10/06/07

PROMO: $30 million launches new Alberta Water Research Institute with Dr. Peter Hackett, Dr. Lorne Taylor and Dr. David Schindler at the helm

UofC's Dr. Caterino Valeo researches innovative ways to reduce stormwater problems as climate change increases precipitation

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TITLE: Dr. Peter Hackett, President and CEO, Alberta Ingenuuity
SUBJECT: #245 Alberta Water Research Institute Launched
SYNOPSIS: We canít live without water, yet water resources are threatened all around the globe. In Alberta, oil sands development, urban growth, and climate change are just three factors that threaten our water supplies. Alberta Ingenuityís Dr. Peter Hackett as well as Dr. Lorne Taylor and Dr. David Schindler speak to their involvement with the new Alberta Water Research Institute.

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TITLE: Dr. Lorne Taylor, Chair, Management Board, Alberta Water Research Institute
SUBJECT: #245 Alberta Water Research Institute Launched
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TITLE: Dr. David Schindler, Killam Memorial Chair of Ecology, University of Alberta and Chair, International Scientific Advisory Committee, Alberta Water Research Institute
SUBJECT: #245 Alberta Water Research Institute Launched
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TITLE: Dr. Caterina Valeo, Associate Professor, Civil Engineering, Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary
SUBJECT: #245 Calgary Stormwater Study
SYNOPSIS: Hydrologist Dr. Caterina Valeo outlines her research to improve stormwater systems to prevent flooding in Calgary.

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