Portable inflatable tank could reduce eco impact of fracking

THE ENGINEER

by Stephen Harris

A UK company hopes to reduce the impact of fracking on the environment using new technology adapted from its blast protection system. Newport-based Cintec™ has created a portable, inflatable polymer tank for storing water and waste from the hydraulic fracturing gas drilling process, developed from the company‚Äôs novel Waterwall technology used to isolate and safely detonate bombs.

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