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An evaluation of lime residuals management alternatives for water utilities
In the United States, some utilities provide lime softening to remove hardness from the drinking water. Lime softening generates residuals as part of the water treatment process, which are inert and non-hazardous. This ...
Feasibility of Water Efficiency and Reuse Technologies as Demand-Side Strategies for Urban Water Management
Potable residential water efficiency and reuse technologies have seen increasing adoption in recent years and have been estimated to reduce demands by up to 50%. This report present the results of an engineering economic ...
Modeling food deserts : devising an adaptable framework to test built environment disruptors in urban food deserts
Food Deserts are an expansive problem with cascading effects on quality of life, equity, and health outcomes for FD residents. Within urban FDs, a disconnect exists between the built environment and stakeholder populations, ...
Rail electrification’s potential for emissions abatement in the freight industry : a case study of a transcontinental rail corridor
This research examines freight rail electrification by creating an energy model to simulate trains along specific corridors. The parameters for the energy model were developed after an extensive literature review. Using ...