Civil engineering


Poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances — or PFAS — are a growing problem around the globe. Chris Higgins, professor of civil and environmental engineering explains how Mines is pioneering research in the fight against forever chemicals.
The new Center for Mining Sustainability will address the environmental and societal concerns surrounding small-scale mining and promote the practice in a way that sustains the industry, supports local economies and minimizes environmental impacts.
Persistent chemical compounds are lurking in our water supply, making their way into drinking water, agriculture and other consumables. How do we begin to treat this problem and make our water safe again?
The work of the National Alliance for Water Innovation will focus on early-stage research and development of desalination technologies that are both energy efficient and cost competitive.
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
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
John R. Spear, professor of civil and environmental engineering, was the co-director of the International Geobiology Course for seven years, including in 2016, when students worked on Mono Lake,
When PFASs contaminate a drinking water source, is it enough to just treat the water people drink? Or do state and local agencies need to do more to limit residents' exposure? "The fact is these
“The Kraken” is going to the 2019 American Society of Civil Engineers National Concrete Canoe Competition . The concrete canoe – designed by a team of Mines Capstone Design students – took first place
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