No clean drinking water. No wild caught seafood. No hot showers or cold dips in the pool. It’s almost unthinkable…but not impossible. As Canada, along with the rest of the world, deals with population increase, climate change, and complex regulations, water stability is rapidly changing.
Number of Canadian households at high risk of flooding
Percentage of public infrastructure that will have reached its end of service life by 2027
The percentage of Canada’s population now living in urban areas
Water is for everyone
WSP believes that ‘water is for everyone’ and is committed to seeing this vision through with the development of new technologies and innovations that are revolutionizing water treatment and management. Explore water with WSP, to learn more about what is being done to ensure that water is for everyone.
The Future of Clean Drinking Water: A New Treatment Method
While the debate regarding whether clean drinking water is a basic human right or a commodity continues around the world, few can argue the increasing need for ways to improve existing water treatment methods.
Predicting the Unpredictable: Innovative Methods in Flood Risk Management
Flood events can cause significant damage, both economically and to the built and natural environments. It is critical to stay ahead of these risks by using climate models, real-time data and machine learning.
Sustainability by Design: The Future of Water and Wastewater Systems
As population growth, rapid urbanization, and climate change, place increasing pressure on our water resources, it’s important to consider innovative, sustainable solutions to optimize our water and wastewater systems.
From source to tap and sink to watershed: Managing risks with a one water approach
As drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems have evolved with the development of cities, they have become more complex and specialized, while also becoming siloed -- typically being managed independently from each other.