Welcome to the Chair in Water and Urbanization

The water and urbanization research group is part of the Department of Geography at the University of Montreal. Our research focuses on the challenges faced by municipalities in the provision of essential services, particularly water supply. We currently have projects in Canada, Colombia, and the Netherlands.


The project director is Kathryn Furlong, assistant professor in geography and Canada Research Chair in Water and Urbanization.




Special Section

The Public Shareholder: The commercialization and internationalization of publicly owned utility corporations in Utilities Policy, 40: 104-169.

Call for papers

Special issues: 1- Water Ethics /Decolonizing Water and 2- Critical approaches to Aridity, Drought, Dry Environments in WIREs - Water.
Abstract submission

VII Curso-Taller de Justicia Hídrica