Tag: water

Learn about Missouri’s efforts to clean up waterways at S&T

Posted by on November 23, 2015

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Learn about the state’s efforts to protect and improve area water sources at a lecture by Sara Parker Pauley, director of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus.

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What can be done about a water shortage?

Posted by on May 20, 2015

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The water crisis in the western United States – most notably in California and Washington – may be the most severe and most publicized, but other threats to the nation’s water supply loom, says Dr. Joel Burken, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Missouri S&T student earns American Chemical Society award

Posted by on January 23, 2015

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Ariel Donovan, a Ph.D. candidate in chemistry at Missouri University of Science and Technology, was recently honored by the American Chemical Society for her undergraduate research into the removal of lead and other heavy metals from water.

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Grad student is pumping, cleaning contaminated water at Rolla site

Posted by on May 24, 2011

For decades, it was routine for dry-cleaning operations to pour chemicals down the drain. Unfortunately, some of those chemicals ended up contaminating groundwater.

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S&T students to bring clean water to Bolivia

Posted by on May 21, 2010

Thumbnail image for DSC01857.JPGTwenty-one students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will bring sustainable, clean water to portions of rural Bolivia this summer. Their goal goes beyond quenching thirsts; for these students, it’s about saving lives. In Bolivia, a lack of clean water contributes to the death of every tenth child before the age of 5.

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Visiting scholar uses water jets to create art

Posted by on May 6, 2009

When Jianxin Zhao came to Missouri University of Science and Technology from China last December to study high-pressure water jet technology for industrial uses, he was unaware that he was about to get in touch with his creative side.

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In case of emergency, UV energy may be used to treat drinking water

Posted by on October 29, 2007

When a water supply is contaminated, people are usually ordered to boil their H2O. But if Dr. Curt Elmore’s emergency drinking water system proves reliable, people will be able to drink water that has been treated with ultraviolet energy.         

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Water exercise classes held at UMR

Posted by on January 11, 2007

The distance and continuing education department at the University of Missouri-Rolla is sponsoring a water exercise program this semester at UMR.

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Drinking water: make mine unleaded, says UMR chemist

Posted by on May 10, 2006

The use of monochloramine to disinfect drinking water can cause harmful levels of lead in the water, says a University of Missouri-Rolla chemist. His research will be published in the May 15 issue of the journal Environmental Science and Technology.

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Earth, wind and water: UMR summer camp focuses on renewable energy

Posted by on May 1, 2006

The University of Missouri-Rolla will host its first UMR Wind and Water Camp this summer for juniors and seniors in high school. The camp will be held on campus June 18-23.         

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