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Using turbulence to keep dams clean

Sediment builds up in reservoir water and can prevent dams from operating properly. EPFL researchers have come up with a method of keeping sediment in suspension and allowing it be flushed out.

dateApr 20, 2016 in Engineering
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Technique to put an end to bad beach smells

Researchers from the University of Alicante have developed a technique that not only eliminates the bad smells caused by the build-up of sediments on coastal shores, but also harnesses their potential as a rich habitat for ...

dateMar 03, 2016 in Environment
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