Produced water at Marcellus Shale Region to be recovered, reused by new technology

Sponsored by

TROY, NY, May 7, 2013 -- A new technology for the recovery and reuse of produced water, generated by hydraulic fracturing "fracking" operations in the Marcellus Shale Region will be installed by R3 Fusion Inc., a clean technology company based in Rensselear Technology Park, Troy, N.Y.

R3 Fusion has executed a contract with Hydro Recovery LP of Blossburg, Pa., to install its patented SPaCeRTM technology during the last week of May at Hydro Recovery LP's Blossburg, Pa., site; the unit will be operational by early June.

Dr. Roshan Jachuck, President & CTO of R3 Fusion, said, "We are delighted with this opportunity and anticipate the use of thermal systems as the key to treat produced water in the Marcellus Shale region, due to their high total dissolved salt content (TDS)."

Unconventional gas reserves in shale deposits have greatly extended the fossil fuel reserves available to the U.S. and will be critical in power generation, home heating and transportation as a substitute for gasoline and diesel. Accessing these reserves has a huge potential benefit to our national security and economy.

About R3 Fusion, Inc.

R3 Fusion, Inc. is a cleantech company focused on the development and commercial application of process intensification technology to water purification and desalination in a wide range of markets.

###

 

Sponsored by

TODAY'S HEADLINES

EPA, Army finalize Clean Water Rule for protection of U.S. water resources

The Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army have reached a historic milestone by officially finalizing the Clean Water Rule, designed to protect streams and wetlands that form the foundation of the nation's water resources from ongoing threats of pollution and degradation.

KUB meets consent decree milestones with sewer rehabilitation projects

As required under a 2005 consent decree, the Knoxville Utilities Board of Tennessee has completed a combination of sewer replacement, rehabilitation and ongoing maintenance work with two supplemental environmental projects throughout Knoxville and Knox County.

Pennsylvania DEP invokes drought watch declaration for 27 counties

As a result of below-average groundwater and surface water levels across Pennsylvania, the Department of Environmental Protection has invoked a drought watch for 27 counties across the state.

American Water officially unveils 2014 Online Annual Report

American Water has officially unveiled its 2014 annual report summary and Form 10-K online.

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA