Stormwater injection wells- a new technology

Stormwater injection wells can be used for flood control and aquifer replenishment. Injection wells are drilled directly into the aquifer, directing surface water downwards and replenishing the basin. Injection wells are particularly effective for minimizing runoff, by creating a path for excess water. This makes injection wells useful for flood…

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Reinforcing bridges- we’re a region of bridges (and they’re vulnerable)

Faced with the possibility of devastating groundwater pollution following the Fukushima nuclear reactor meltdown, the Japa- nese government formed a plan to create an immense ice wall below the earth’s surface. Not quite a true wall of ice, the wall is actually a network of pipes containing coolant at temperatures…

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