The Centre's Research Objectives

  • Provide Information and Education: Provide information and education to owners, operators and operating authorities of drinking water systems about the treatment, technology and operational requirements necessary to ensure that drinking water is safe
  • Transfer to Training: Support research that can be transferred to training and will directly benefit small drinking water systems in Ontario, including municipal, private and First Nations systems
  • Sponsor Research: Sponsor drinking water research related to the WCWC’s mandate
  • Advise The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change: Assess research gaps and needs, advise the Ministry on research priorities, and respond to the resulting direction from the Ministry
  • Support Small Systems: Support research that involves small drinking water system technologies or knowledge gaps