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A view of the Ottumwa treatment basins.

Safe Drinking Water for Iowans

Posted on September 15th, 2015

Scientists at IIHR are working with municipal water supply operators in several Iowa cities to help bring safe and reliable supplies of drinking water to those communities.

Tim Mattes says there is great interest in new methods to clean up PCEs and TCEs in the groundwater.

Cleaning Up Groundwater Contaminants

Posted on November 13th, 2013

IIHR Associate Research Engineer Tim Mattes is exploring the use of micro-organisms to transform vinyl chlorides in the groundwater into an environmentally benign product.

Bioremediation: Cleaning Up Groundwater

Posted on November 13th, 2013

Magic Microbes You might call Tim Mattes a magician of sorts — he may not pull a rabbit out of his hat, but he can transform known human carcinogens into a safer substance, using only naturally-occurring microbes. With funding from the National Science Foundation, the IIHR associate research engineer is exploring the use of micro-organisms […]

Arsenic Modeling

Posted on September 13th, 2013

The following topic of research involves the study of species in ground water environments using statistical and numerical tools. PRHEEQC software is used to calculate speciation of samples from wells. This may help identify contaminated locations. Results can be used to managers to define policies and future actions. The figure shows results (Saturation Index) of […]

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