Dr. Prevost holds an Industrial Chair on Drinking Water of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC) at the Department of Civil Engineering of Polytechnique Montreal and founded the CREDEAU laboratory, a unique water technology platform. Dr. Prévost has completed applied R&D on source protection, water treatment and various aspects of distribution systems She led the multi university Canadian Water Network initiative on lead in drinking water. She has published on lead sampling, lead corrosion treatment, and the impact of environmental sources of lead on blood lead levels. In 2016, she was involved in the International Lead and Copper Rule revision consultation team for the Office of Research and Development of the US EPA. She was a member of the technical advisory of the Walkerton Commission and involved in the the Hong Kong Inquiry on excess lead in drinking water
2016 A. P. BLACK award of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) for outstanding research contributions to water science and water supply rendered over an appreciable period of time.