Water Advice

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Water Testing Before Drilling Starts: Why and How
Water Advice WVSORO October 1, 2013
It is becoming more and more evident that testing of a well or spring water source, especially a household/drinking water source, is an absolute necessity before a natural gas well is drilled in one’s area. More
Issues: Oil and GasPollutionWater
A driller is taking water from a stream to drill or “frac” an oil or gas well. Can they do that?
Water Advice WVSORO April 1, 2008
According to an e-mail the State Office of Oil and Gas sent to its inspectors and others, water in a stream is technically the property of the State. [NOTE: We have been informed that this information may be incorrect] More
Issues: FrackingWater
I want to find out what is in the water they use to “frac” a wells when they put it down and when it flows back. Is there a way I can do that?
Water Advice WVSORO August 24, 2009
Material Safety Data Sheets: One Possible Source of Information About Chemicals Used in Hydraulic Fracturing More
Issues: FrackingPollutionWater
They are spraying water out of a drilling pit on to the land (or they propose to do so in a drilling permit I received). Can they do that?
Water AdviceWV Surface Owners' Guide Update WVSORO July 22, 2009
A driller is not allowed to just knock a wall out of the pit and let the water and other stuff in it run into a stream, either during or after drilling. More
Issues: Drilling wasteOil and GasPollution
Pennsylvania discloses frac fluids. What’s in that fracking fluid?
NewsWater Advice WVSORO December 12, 2008
It’s something many people in the Upper Delaware region want to know: What's in that fracking fluid? More
Issues: FrackingWater