West Virginia Water Research Institute

WVWRI

West Virginia Water Research Institute

Type NGO
Website wvwri.wvu.edu
Headquarters Morgantown, West Virginia United States of America United States of America
Functions Education and training, Research
Tags environment water
Summary Significant water resource issues in West Virginia include impacts from energy (coal, oil, and gas) extraction (mine water discharges, hydraulic fracturing), industrial sources (electric power generation, manufacturing, chemical storage tank leakages), inadequate wastewater infrastructure, storm water discharges and floods. The West Virginia Water Research Institute develops water research priorities with oversight and guidance from the West Virginia Advisory Committee for Water Research.


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Publications

Guidelines for the Design of Abandoned Mine Land

WVWRI · 17 March 2021 English

The particular chemical used at the site will be specific to the mineralogy of the ore deposit. [...] In the case of shafts, sealing often includes the placement of crushed …


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