Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2018/2019
Canadian Excellence

WASC101
Global Issues in Water and Environmental Health
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3
  • Tutorial/Seminar: 2 (biweekly)

This course will introduce students to the water cycle, and current water issues. Discussion of issues is global in context and diverse in perspectives touching on both surface and ground waters in relation to human and environmental health and sustainability. Topics covered include water availability, management and control; contamination, sanitation, remediation, droughts and floods; as well as human rights, social development and sustainable resource exploitation. Tutorials will explore these topics in greater depth.