Water Supply and Wastewater Challenges in Marcellus Shale Development

Weston, R. Timothy
June 2009
Energy & Mineral Law Institute;2009, Issue 30, p501
Academic Journal
The article explores issues on the adequacy and reliability of water supply and wastewater treatment and the reuse and disposal at natural gas sources called Marcellus Shale. It details the regulations on water rights and water withdrawal like applicable common law principles and regulated Riparian states like Ohio, New York, and Virginia. It also provides an overview on wastewater management issues including flowback characterization, treatment and disposal systems, and facility design.


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