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Analysing Wastewater Produced from Fracking

12-07-2019
fracking, analysis, wastewater treatment

Hydraulic fracturing, commonly called ‘fracking’, is a mining technique used to extract natural gas and oil from deep underground that involves drilling a well into bedrock, typically shale, and injecting high-pressure fluid. The fluid releases the target fossil fuels. The fluid used in fracking contains about 85 per cent water and 13 …

School of Mines creates water treatment technology hub

05-04-2019
wastewater treatment, analysis

The Colorado School of Mines recently celebrated 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 facing society today – access to clean water. The WE2ST (Water-Energy Education, Science …

New Swedish initiative on climate security

18-09-2018
Stockholm Climate Security Hub, Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), Stockholm Resilience Centre, research and analysis, climate security

A summer of extreme weather events around the world has pushed climate change high up the political and public agendas. SEI is proud to be a core partner in a new Stockholm-based climate security hub being launched at World Water Week, as well as leading a discussion on the important role of sanitation in meeting the Paris Agreement …

A new water monitoring device by WaterSpy aims to provide fast diagnosis of deadly bacteria

20-08-2018
WaterSpy, water quality analysis photonics technology, water distribution network, bacterias, laser, photodetctor, ultrasound

The WaterSpy project is developing water quality analysis photonics technology suitable for online, field measurements. WaterSpy technology will be integrated, for validation purposes, into an existing, commercial water quality monitoring platform, in the form of a portable add-on. WaterSpy will be used in the field for the analysis of critical …

NAFEMS to organise its first Engineering Simulation Symposium in ASEAN

14-08-2018
NAFEMS, International Association for the Engineering Modelling, Analysis and Simulation Community

The first ever NAFEMS (ASEAN) Engineering Simulation Symposium will gather delegates from over 30 regionally-based organisations to share knowledge and expertise in the rapidly developing area of engineering simulation. Founded in 1983, NAFEMS is the International Association for the Engineering Modelling, Analysis and Simulation Community. With …