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FY17 WVWRI & USGS 104b Request for Proposals

FY17 WVWRI & USGS 104b Request for Proposals

Background The West Virginia Water Research Institute is requesting proposals for research expected to be funded March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018. The U.S. Geological...[Read More]
WVU Study will Determine amount of rare earth elements in the region's coal mining waste

WVU Study will Determine amount of rare earth elements in the region's coal mining waste

MORGANTOWN, W.VA. –The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory recently awarded West Virginia University (WVU) a project to survey acid mine drainage...[Read More]
WVU a Hotbed of Research Activity

WVU a Hotbed of Research Activity

Which Fracking Water To Watch Paul Ziemkiewicz, director, West Virginia Water Research Institute, says the general public often worries about the wrong water in the fracking...[Read More]
Researchers at KU, WVU to strengthen water-stewardship practices for U.S. energy production

Researchers at KU, WVU to strengthen water-stewardship practices for U.S. energy production

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...[Read More]
WVU researcher leads study identifying active reservoir management as a safer method for underground CO2 storage

WVU researcher leads study identifying active reservoir management as a safer method for underground CO2 storage

In a recently published study, a team of researchers identified a process for managing reservoir pressure that improves the safety of underground carbon storage. The study...[Read More]