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Successful Mainstream Deammonification – Saving the Bay and Much More

This webinar allows you to get an inside look at the implementation of one of the most sustainable, economically, environmentally and socially responsible wastewater treatment plants of the 21st century. This project has resulted in multiple benefits with widespread impact on the engineering community including:

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Date: Wednesday November 12, 2014

Time: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Eastern Time

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Electrodialysis Identified as Potential Way to Remove Salt from Fracking Waste Water

Date: October 26, 2014

Fracking is a highly controversial and divisive issue. Proponents argue that it could be the biggest energy boom since the Arabian oil fields were opened almost 80 years ago, but this comes at a serious cost to the environment. Among the detrimental effects of the process is that the waste water it produces is over five times saltier than seawater, which is, to put it mildly, not good. A research team led by MIT that has found an economical way of removing salt from fracking waste water that promises to not only reduce pollution, but conserve water as well.

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking uses water pressure to shatter oil shale formations, releasing oil and natural gas from deposits that would otherwise be uneconomical to exploit. One of the major problems with this process is that as the water is pumped through the oil shale, it picks up salt, and by the time it's pumped back to the surface, it's extremely salty – in the order of 192,000 parts per million (ppm). In contrast, seawater is only 35,000 ppm. This makes it not only too salty to be disposed of without reprocessing, but it's also too salty to be reused in fracking.

The MIT research team sought to find the most cost effective means of desalinating fracking water. They found that electrodialysis is not only a promising way of cleaning up fracking waste water, but could also provide oil explorers with a closed-loop system that places less demand on local water supplies.

Electrodialysis is not a new technology. It was developed half a century ago and is currently used to desalinate brackish water and seawater, for small-scale drinking water plants, in food processing, greenhouses, hydroponics, and desalinating various chemicals...click here to continue.

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