Topic: water quality

Facilities to replace rusty hot water tanks in Wriston dorms

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Facilities to replace rusty hot water tanks in Wriston dorms

April 25, 2019 0 comments

The Department of Facilities Management has started a project to replace hot water tanks in dorms on Wriston Quad that have been emitting water discolored by rust.

University researchers develop tool to identify areas of toxic waste contamination

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University researchers develop tool to identify areas of toxic waste contamination

March 13, 2019 0 comments

A team of two current and one former University researchers has designed a geospatial tool and database that can map and identify likely regions of toxic waste contamination in Rhode Island, with applications in transportation, ecology, policy-making and quality of life, among others.

University study finds further reductions possible in household lead levels

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University study finds further reductions possible in household lead levels

September 11, 2018 1 comment

A new study by University researchers confirmed that it is possible for household lead levels to be reduced more substantially than the Environmental Protection Agency currently mandates.