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WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH GRANT PROPOSAL

Project ID: PA2661

Title: Acid Water Mitigation Methods

Focus Categories: Acid Deposition, Treatment

Keywords: Water Treatment, Water Quality, Mining, Acid Deposition

Start Date: 03/01/2001

End Date: 06/30/2002

Federal Funds: $29,695

Non-Federal Matching Funds: $51,439

Congressional District: 5th

Principal Investigator:
William E. Sharpe
Professor, The Pennsylvania State University

Abstract

There is growing national interest in watershed level restoration projects. Pennsylvania has recently begun the Growing Greener initiative to enhance such efforts. Much of the focus of the Growing Greener program is on acid water mitigation. The proposed project will produce a handy reference for watershed groups to use in the initial planning of acid water mitigation projects. The publication will include information on the types and applications of the many different acid water mitigation techniques available. This information will educate users about acid water treatment methods and allow watershed groups to easily compare available options.

Progress/Completion Report PDF


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