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How to treat landfill leachates? The challenge Landfill leachates result from the percolation of water through the solid wastes that have been disposed of in landfills. Such lea…
Landfill leachates result from the percolation of water through the solid wastes that have been disposed of in landfills. Such leachates are made of cocktails of a variety of toxic organic and inorganic substances. http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/industry/leachates/


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Can researchers help develop new wastewater treatment systems? The challenge Balmoral Tanks is based in Aberdeen and is a leading European designer and manufacturer of GRP, stee…
Balmoral Tanks is based in Aberdeen and is a leading European designer and manufacturer of GRP, steel and cylindrical water tanks, sewage treatment plants, rainwater harvesting systems and fuel oil storage products. http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/industry/wastewater-tanks/


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How can the costs of treating waste waters be reduced? The challenge Water pollution from abandoned mine workings is a global problem: it is estimated that 19,300 km of rivers i…
Water pollution from abandoned mine workings is a global problem: it is estimated that 19,300 km of rivers in the USA and 5,000 km of rivers in Europe are affected by acid rock drainage. Treatment requires the installation of specialist systems to reduce … http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/industry/treating-wastewater/


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How can seawater be most efficiently converted to drinking water? The challenge By 2025, it is estimated that five and a half billion people - two-thirds of the world’s populati…
By 2025, it is estimated that five and a half billion people - two-thirds of the world’s population - will live in countries that are classified as ‘water stressed’. A growing population, changing diet and increasing production of bio-fuels will put into… http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/industry/desallination/


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How can contaminated water from coal mines be treated in confined sites? The challenge Many of South Wales’ former mining areas continue to suffer from impoverished rivers due t…
Many of South Wales’ former mining areas continue to suffer from impoverished rivers due to mine water pollution. The high levels of iron and other metals are potentially damaging to the health and landscape of these communities. http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/industry/wales-minewater/


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