Testing the Water Before You Bore: Baseline Tests Give Clues About Contamination
by: Dave Fehling, July 17, 2013 6:07:00 am
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Texas is behind some other oil & gas states when it comes to regulations that could help reveal if drilling is contaminating underground water supplies. Baseline testing might reduce confusion over what's in the water. StateImpact Texas reporter Dave Fehling has the story.
“When I was growing up in West Texas, near the town of Imperial, they had some irrigated farmland nearby with some artesian wells and you could smell the sulfur associated from what was produced from that water.”
Read the full story at StateImpact Texas.