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Banu Örmeci

Canada Research Professor in Wastewater and Public Health Engineering
    Phone:613-520-2600, ext. 4144

    Banu Örmeci’s Research Ensures Safer, Cleaner Water for Canadians

    Safe, clean drinking water is the most essential element to human health. Yet, more than 150 billion litres of untreated and undertreated wastewater is dumped annually into Canadian waterways.

    Even beyond the crisis that killed seven and left some 2,300 people ill from E. coli contaminated drinking water in 2000 in Walkerton, Ont., health problems related to water pollution cost at least $300 million each year in Canada…Full Story