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Jul
30
2019

Can we reuse produced water? Yes, just add bacteria.

Drilling a single oil or natural gas well with hydraulic fracturing requires between 1.5 to 16 million gallons of water. When the well starts flowing, the fluid that is brought back to the surface alongside the oil and gas is a combination of the News
Jul
25
2019

Hogue named AMS Robert E. Horton Lecturer in Hydrology

Terri Hogue, professor and head of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines, has been named the 2020 Robert E. Horton Lecturer in Hydrology by the American Meteorological Society. Hogue is only the second woman News
Jun
19
2019

Groundwater pumping has reduced U.S. stream flows

Groundwater pumping in the last century has contributed as much as 50 percent to stream flow declines in some U.S. rivers, according to new research by hydrologists at Colorado School of Mines and the University of Arizona.  Streams, lakes and News
May
01
2019

Is treating drinking water enough to limit PFAS exposure?

  Researchers from three states currently grappling with water contaminated with poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are joining forces to tackle one of the biggest remaining questions facing communities who have found the toxic chemicals News
Apr
02
2019

Water treatment hub to bridge research, commercialization

Colorado School of Mines celebrated today the grand opening of a new 10,000-square-foot research facility in Denver that will pave the way for greater collaboration with industry, government and academia to tackle one of the biggest challenges News
Mar
15
2019

Grad student named AWWA Young Professional of the Year

Hooman Vatankhah, a PhD student in civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, is the 2019 winner of the American Water Works Association Austin F. McCormack, Jr., Award. Named after a pioneer in membrane treatment and a life News
Dec
17
2018

Blood results revealed from PFAS-contaminated water

Researchers at Colorado School of Mines and the Colorado School of Public Health shared the preliminary blood results from a study on poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) found at high levels in groundwater wells associated with public News
Aug
24
2018

Food-energy-water nexus focus of NSF-NSF China project

A Colorado School of Mines professor is leading an international research effort to strengthen understanding of the tradeoffs between food, energy and water in agricultural basins. Reed Maxwell, Rowlinson Professor of Hydrology and director of the News
Apr
20
2018

Mines students take second in Clean River Design Challenge

Students at Colorado School of Mines, Metropolitan State University of Denver and University of Colorado Denver are helping tackle a major problem facing urban waterways in Denver and beyond. Trash. “Every week, crews that work up and down mostly News
Jan
09
2018

Tilton wins NSF CAREER award to model, improve feed spacers

Nils Tilton, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to develop a computational fluid dynamics model to improve efficient, low-energy options for wastewater News

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