Welcome to the Drinking Water Research Group

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DWRG Members at Plant looking at laptop with test results
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Some of the DWRG team at Ontario's Water Conference and Trade Show (Niagara Falls).


We are a large research group of professors, MASc, PhD and summer students, Post Doctoral Fellows and support staff that conduct research in the drinking water industry. Our group operates at UofT's downtown campus.


From left to right: Professors Robert Andrews, Ron Hofmann and Susan Andrews.

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Staff and summer students working together at a local water treatment plant conducting research.


Professor Ron Hofmann and graduate students at a conference luncheon.


Many opportunities available for students to present their research at conferences.


PhD candidate presenting a poster at a conference.

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The DWRG is a collaboration between Profs. Robert Andrews, Ron Hofmann, and Susan Andrews. We are a group of approximately 30 graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and research mangers and associates. Our research facilities are located at the Department of Civil and Mineral Engineering, University of Toronto's St. George Campus, in the heart of downtown Toronto.

We collaborate with industry and government on a wide range of projects related to municipal drinking water. Our partnerships involve stakeholders that are local, national, and international. These collaborations ensure that our research addresses issues that are of timely relevance to the drinking water industry worldwide.

Room with a bunch of graduate students having a social. Eating watermelon and cake.
Group social! We research and play hard too.

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