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Canada Centre for Inland Waters

The Canada Centre for Inland Waters (CCIW) is Canada’s largest freshwater research facility. It is owned and operated by Environment Canada (EC) and houses staff from EC as well as Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Staff that work at CCIW include aquatic ecologists, hydrologists, toxicologists, physical geographers, modellers, limnologists, environmental chemists and research technicians.

The Centre features specialized water quality and aquatic ecosystem laboratories, a world-class ecotoxicological wet lab and world-class equipment calibration facilities.