The PWRC connects people and organizations to advance evidence-based research (science and local knowledge) and societal change.

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Members of the Centre include faculty, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students of SFU with an interest in water research.

Affiliate Members

Affiliate Members include individuals external to SFU who share an interest in research themes and activities of the PWRC.  

Adaptation to Climate Change Team

ACT brings leading experts from around the world together with industry, community, and government decision-makers to explore the risks posed by top-of-mind climate change issues and identify opportunities for sustainable adaptation.

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee comprises the Director, a representative from the Dean's Office and three members of the Centre. This Committee determines the overall direction of the Centre and oversees the management of its operations.