Showing 'Environmental engineering' News

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
17
2019

VIDEO: The mystery of Mono Lake – why does it turn green?

Why does Mono Lake in California turn green? A Colorado School of Mines professor helped lead a graduate student training course that got to the bottom of that question (and the lake).  John R. Spear, professor of civil and environmental engineering 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
Apr
01
2019

Higgins wins ASCE Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize

Christopher Higgins, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded the 2019 Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The annual 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
Dec
11
2018

Hydrology PhD student honored at AWRA conference

A Colorado School of Mines PhD candidate in hydrology was named the best student presenter at the American Water Resources Association’s annual conference, held Nov. 4-8 in Baltimore, Maryland. Ryan Gilliom’s presentation, titled “Using Policy and News
Oct
24
2018

'Smart' sprinklers would tailor irrigation with reclaimed water

An interdisciplinary team of Colorado School of Mines researchers has been awarded National Science Foundation funding to develop a prototype of a "smart" irrigation system that can consider sensor data, user-defined thresholds and weather forecasts News

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