Previously Funded Projects

Check out some projects previously funded by the Harris Centre - RBC Water Research and Outreach Fund.

2017-2018

  • Kelly Vodden - Exploring Regional Approaches to Drinking Water Management in the Strait of Belle Isle
  • Daniel Hewitt - Dowsing for Knowledge: Probing the Depth of Arsenic Awareness in Rural Newfoundland to Effect Change in Policy and Health Outcomes
  • Bing Chen - Application of a green and economical technology for safe drinking water supply in small and rural communities in NL.

2016-2017

  • Maura Hanrahan - Rainwater Harvesting Systems as a Measure to Improve Drinking Water Access in a Remote Water-Insecure Community
  • Tahir Husain - Low-cost adsorbent for arsenic removal from rural water supply systems in Newfoundland

2015-2016

  • Maura Hanrahan - Cross-Case Analyses of Drinking Water Crisis Responses in Three Rural NL Communities
  • Tahir Husain - Affordable Water Filtration Technology for Small Rural Communities

2014-2015

  • Merline Fonkwe - A framework for better understanding drinking-water quality in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador: Implications for optimization and protection of municipally supplied water
  • Kelly Vodden – “The role of local” What do the residents think? Exploring resident perceptions, preferences, behaviours and consequences related to drinking water in the town of Sunnyside, NL in drinking water management and infrastructure - a comparative study of regional approaches in rural Newfoundland and Labrador and rural British Columbia

2013-2014

  • Kelly Vodden - State of NL Drinking Water
  • Sarah Minnes & Kelly Vodden - The role of local government in drinking water management and infrastructure - a comparative study of regional approaches in rural Newfoundland and Labrador and rural British Columbia
  • Atanu Sarkar - Exploring appropriate business models for establishment of water quality monitoring service in Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Philip Hiscock - Traditional Knowledge of Springs and Wells in the St. John's Area
  • Tahir Husain -Safe Drinking Water Supply for Small and Rural Communities in Newfoundland and Labrador with a Case Study of Pouch Cove
  • Leighanne Newhook - The Association of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Drinking Water Contamination in Newfoundland and Labrador

2012-2013

  • Kelly Vodden - Developing a community-based monitoring program for drinking water supplies in the Indian Bay Watershed: A baseline study
  • Erika Merschrod - Evaluation of spectral methods to determine drinking water quality
  • Tahir Husain - Use of activated carbon from oily fly ash to remove disinfection by-products from drinking water supply systems in small communities
  • Evan Edinger - Profiling regional watershed management on the Northeast Avalon: Integrating Practices for drinking water quality
  • Atanu Sarkar & Maura Hanrahan - Water quality in Aboriginal communities in Labrador: A study of the Southern Inuit community of Black Tickle

2011-2012

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