CWI team at the International Mine Water Association

Posted 14 August 2013

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A team from the UNSW Connected Waters Initiative (CWI) led by Dr Wendy Timms recently presented research findings in the USA as part of the 2013 Annual Conference organised by the International Mine Water Association (IMWA).

Engineers attending the conference shared research outcomes and practical experience  in reliable mine water technology, including groundwater issues and management of water associated with coal seam gas.  

The conference was hosted by the Colorado School of Mines and included a field trip in the Rocky Mountains to inspect mine dewatering and mine rehabilitation sites.

The CWI technical papers presented were entitled Geotechnical centrifuge permeameter for characterizing the hydraulic integrity of partially saturated confining strata for CSG operations and Mine site water information disclosures in the context of watersheds and reporting frameworks, Eastern Australia.

Dr Timms also met with research collaborators while at the Colorado School of Mines.

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