Water fountains and refill stations located throughout campus make refilling easy. In addition to reducing the number of plastic water bottles that end up in our ocean, water from the City of Calgary is usually purer and cleaner than bottled water — it gets tested more than 150,000 times in a world-class water treatment and testing facility.
Conserving potable water
Since 2016, UCalgary has lowered its overall usage of potable water through careful and thoughtful consumption.
Clean water for our campus and community
The University of Calgary is creating a ripple effect through its research, community and organizational partnerships. By leveraging institutional resources and building relationships, UCalgary is helping to address water security and sanitation issues on local and global scales.