Waste water disposal: Polluted aquifer cleanup optimization by using genetic algorithms

Gumrah F., Erbas D., Oz B., Altintas S.

ENERGY SOURCES, vol.22, no.6, pp.543-556, 2000 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/00908310050013767
  • Journal Name: ENERGY SOURCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.543-556
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: No


Water produced constitutes a large amount of waste fluids during the production operation of an oilfield. Underground injection for disposing of the wastewater from hydrocarbon production is an engineering problem due to the possibility of leakage of injected pollutant material from the receiving medium to a drinking-water source.