The CIP Initiative at Dalhousie Univerisity is partnering with the Canadian Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) and Public Safety Canada to research ways to enhance resilience in the Canadian water sector. The project was announced by the Government of Canada on July 17, 2015, as part of the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP). The CSSP is led by Defence Research and Development Canada, in partnership with Public Safety Canada; the purpose of the program is to “fund innovative projects to enhance the public safety and security of Canadians.”

Read the official announcement from the Government of Canada here.

For more detail on all four projects announced as part of the CSSP’s third call for proposals click here.