- B.Sc. Engineering Physics, Colorado School of Mines
- Ph.D. Water and Resource Engineering, Dalhousie University
Areas of Research and Professional Interest
Improving access to safe drinking water and sanitation services in rural communities
Helping small communities assess and manage risk in their water and wastewater infrastructure
Teaching students the importance of sustainable design
Providing students with knowledge of the socio-cultural factors that impact long-term engineering design
- Introduction to Environmental Engineering (ENVE 101)
- Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering (ENVE 210)
- Sustainable Design in Environmental Engineering (ENVE 430)
- Environmental Engineering Process Design (CIVE 420)
Lane, K., Reckhow, D., Tobiason, J., & Kumpel, E. (2023). Triple-bottom-line approach for comparing point-of-use/point-of-entry to centralized water treatment. AWWA Water Science, e1320. https://doi.org/10.1002/aws2.1320
Lane, K., Fuller, M., & Gagnon, G. (2022). Operator-informed risk assessment tool: Opportunities and barriers to support risk management practices. AWWA Water Science , e1307. https://doi.org/10.1002/aws2.1307
Lane K., and Gagnon, G.A. (2022). Comparing quantitative probability of occurrence to a risk matrix approach: A study of chlorine residual data, Water Research, Volume 218, 118480, ISSN 0043-1354, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2022.118480.
Lane,K., Fuller,M., Dyment, T., and Gagnon, G.A. (2022). Co-development of a risk assessment tool for use in First Nations water supply systems: A key step to water safety plan implementation, International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, Volume 240, 113916,ISSN 1438-4639,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheh.2021.113916.
Lane, K., Fuller, M., Stanhope, T. and Stoddart, A. (2021). Exploring the use of a Sanitation Safety Plan framework to identify key hazards in First Nations wastewater systems. Water. 13(11) DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/w13111454
Lane, K. and Gagnon, G. A. (2020) Evaluating the use and intention of drinking water advisories in Atlantic Canada. IWA Water Policy. HTTPS://DOI.ORG/10.2166/WP.2020.029
Lane, K., Trueman, B., Locsin, J. and Gagnon, G.A. (2020). Inorganic contaminants in Canadian First Nation community water systems. IWA Journal of Water and Health. HTTPS://DOI.ORG/10.2166/WH.2020.185
Lane, K. and Gagnon, G.A. (2019, SEPTEMBER 24TH). The lack of clean drinking water in Indigenous communities is unacceptable. The Globe and Mail. Retrieved from: HTTPS://WWW.THEGLOBEANDMAIL.COM/OPINION/ARTICLE-THE-LACK-OF-CLEAN-DRINKING-WATER-IN-INDIGENOUS-COMMUNITIES-IS/
Lane, K., Stoddart, A. K., and Gagnon, G.A. (2017) Water safety plans as a tool for drinking water regulatory frameworks in Arctic communities. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. ONLINE ISSN: 1614-7499. DOI: HTTPS://DOI.ORG/10.1007/S11356-017-9618-9
Milman, A., Kumpel, E. and Lane, K. (2021). The Future of Piped Water. Water International. Doi: 10.1080/02508060.2021.1995169
Lane, K., Kumpel, E., Reckhow, D. and Tobiason, J. (2022, April). Sustainability Comparison Study: Assessing Centralized and POU/POE Treatment for Small System Compliance to the SDWA. 2022 WQA Convention.
Lane, K., Kumpel, E., Reckhow, D. and Tobiason, J. (2021, September). Sustainability Comparison Study: Assessing Centralized and POU/POE Treatment for Small System Compliance to the SDWA. 18th Annual EPA Small Systems Drinking Water Workshop. https://www.epa.gov/water-research/18th-annual-epa-drinking-water-workshop-small-system-challenges-and-solutions
Lane, K., Kumpel, E., Reckhow, D. and Tobiason, J. (2020, September). A Framework for Comparing the Sustainability of Centralized vs. POU/POE Treatment for Small Systems. 17th Annual EPA Small Systems Drinking Water Workshop. https://www.epa.gov/water-research/agenda-and-recordings-17th-annual-epa-drinking-water-workshop-virtual
Lane, K., and Kumpel, E., (2021, October). A systematic review of global use and context of trucked water as a potable water supply. Annual UNC Water and Health Conference
Lane, K. (2020, November). Safe water strategies for Northern water systems using a water safety plan methodology. Annual Northern Territories Water and Wastewater Association (NTWWA) Conference, Iqaluit, NVT.
Lane, K., and Gagnon, G.A. (2019, March). Water Safety Plans: Managing Risks to Achieve Safe Drinking Water. Annual Drinking Water Workshop, Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Lane, K. and Gagnon, G.A. (2018, September). Utilizing Data and Risk Analysis to identify reasons for Advisories: a case study from CBRM. Atlantic Canada Waterworks Association (ACWWA) Annual Conference, Sydney, NS
Lane, K. and Gagnon, G.A. (2016, September). Using Water Safety Plans to Prioritize Risks of Water Operations. Atlantic Canada Waterworks Association (ACWWA) Annual Conference, Moncton, NB
Lane, K., and Gagnon, G.A. (2016, September). Using Water Safety Plans to Prioritize Risks of Water Operations. National Drinking Water Conference, Ottawa, ON.