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Troubled Water: Wells aren’t regulated and septic tanks aren’t inspected    /  TC Palm (Florida)

Most of the 43 million Americans who rely on private wells don’t know if their water is safe to drink because unlike the regulation of public water systems, there is…


Source: TC Palm (Florida)    /    Published: September 6, 2017    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

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Crumbling pipes, tainted water plague black communities    /  Public Integrity

Deep in the winding mass of crumbling back streets in Campti, Leroy Hayes sets a glass of water from his faucet in a patch of sunlight on the railing of…


Source: Public Integrity    /    Published: August 22, 2017    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News    /    Features:     

UA students cultivate LED-light technology for disinfecting drinking water and saving lives in developing countries.    /  Service Learning

The idea of using LED light to purify water might sound like something from a futuristic science-fiction movie, but thanks to a group of chemical engineering students at The University…


Source: Service Learning    /    Published: October 24, 2015    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research, Students    /    Features:   ,   

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Study Calls for New Global Standard for Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation    /  Infection Control Today

A new study conducted jointly by The Water Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine calls for a…


Source: Infection Control Today    /    Published: January 20, 2015    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News    /    Features:     

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University of Alabama students to study bacteria killing light with EPA grant    /  AL.com

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the University of Alabama a $15,000 grant to study the effectiveness of ultraviolet LED lights and a laser in killing waterborne pathogens. It will last until Aug….


Source: AL.com    /    Published: October 20, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:   ,   

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UA Students Selected for Environmental Contest    /  UA News

A team of University of Alabama students were selected for a national competition to design solutions to challenges facing the environment, the federal Environmental Protection Agency announced.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 16, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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Three CCEE Graduates Students Awarded Departmental Grants

Tuscaloosa, Ala. – Three graduate students in The University of Alabama department of civil, construction and environmental engineering were awarded an inaugural grant that will pair each with a funded…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 14, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:   , ,   

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In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s College of Engineering has more than 5,800 students and more than 150 faculty. In recent years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz, Boren, Mitchell and Truman scholars.