Oil Spill Impacts on Aquifersby Otto J. Helweg, Memphis State Univ, United States,
Howard Hwang, Memphis State Univ, United States,
Document Type: Proceeding Paper
Part of: Optimizing the Resources for Water Management
Abstract: This study attempts to evaluate the seismic hazards along a forty inch pipeline and the impact of a pipeline rupture in the recharge area of the aquifer serving most of West Tennessee. Two potential break locations were chosen in the alluvial valley of a main river where the probability of a rupture is greatest. The volume and fate of the hydrocarbons are being modeled and remediation strategies are being studied.
Subject Headings: Hazardous materials spills | Aquifers | Pipelines | Hydrologic models | Seismic tests | Remediation | Water pollution | Non-renewable energy | Seismic effects | Geohazards | North America | Tennessee | United States
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