Treatment Plant for Waste Water from Gas Drilling

Sunday, November 22, 2009

By Brian Bishop, THE DAILY REVIEW, November 18, 2009

Drilling in the Marcellus Shale not only produces natural gas, but millions of gallons of waste water that need to be dealt with.The drilling and hydraulic fracturing of a gas well requires between two and four million gallons of water, according to a U.S. Department of Energy report published this spring. Some of that water, along with ground water, returns to the surface as waste water. [Read rest of story]

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