KU TORP Research Working KU Environmental Engineering and WVU on Produced Water NSF Grant

KU TORP Research Working KU Environmental Engineering and WVU on Produced Water NSF Grant

LAWRENCE — Every year in the U.S., a whopping 20 billion barrels of water are generated as a byproduct of domestic oil and gas recovery, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.

Safe and environmentally responsible management of this “produced water” is important to energy companies, farmers, ecosystems and everyday people whose drinking water comes from associated aquifers.

Now, a joint research effort founded by the University of Kansas and West Virginia University — funded by a new $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation . . .

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