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Section A: General News


Study to determine whether frac fluid infiltrates groundwater


Study to determine whether frac fluid infiltrates groundwater
WILLIAM J. GIBBS JR. — Josh Brownlow, who is studying to earn a doctorate in geology from Baylor University, addresses the Evergreen Underground Water Conservation District board Jan. 30 about his study of groundwater in the Eagle Ford shale region.


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February 11, 2015
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Josh Brownlow, a Baylor University doctoral candidate, is studying whether hydraulic fracturing fluids are entering the groundwater within the Eagle Ford shale oil and natural gas play. He introduced the thesis project during the Jan. 30 board meeting of the Evergreen Underground Water Conservation District. . . .

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No Nonsense  
USA  
February 16, 2015 9:06pm
 
Debra, sounds like you have a story for WCN! (But we all know it isn't true).

 
Catfish  
Kicaster Creek  
February 14, 2015 11:27am
 
I guess no amount of testing will satisfy the skeptics. There have already been sufficient studies to indicate that fracking does not contribute to groundwater contamination. Common sense dictates that if a large amount of... More ›

 
4th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Spriungs  
February 14, 2015 10:56am
 
Here in Austin, the average depth of wells is 200 to 750 ft (the best water is at 750 ft).

 
Harold  
Equatorial Guinea, West Africa  
February 14, 2015 8:47am
 
"The study aims to examine commercial and domestic wells of depths as much as 12,000 feet to determine whether there is a fluid transfer into the groundwater." Yeah, show me a domestic water well thats 12000 ft deep.

 
4th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Spriungs  
February 13, 2015 9:52am
 
Yep, Debra, I have whole lot more dog poop in my yard than I use to and I'm sure it's due to all that fracking going on

 
Catfish  
Kicaster Creek  
February 12, 2015 3:33am
 
Debra, what aquifer is your well drawing from? If the aquifer is contaminated, then the problem should be widespread and not caused by deterioration of a single well casing or other problems. Your posts lead me to believe... More ›

 
William J. Gibbs Jr.  
WCN  
February 11, 2015 5:29pm
 
Have you contacted anyone from the Evergreen Underground Water Conservation District? They might be able to help. Phone: (830)-569-4186 Fax: (830)-569-4238 info@evergreenuwcd.org http://evergreenuwcd.org 110 Wyoming... More ›

 
Debra  
Floresville  
February 11, 2015 10:42am
 
I can offer my experience. My well water use to be crystal clear before fracking. Now, my water is the color of iodine. Who is a person going to report this to? God? No one cares Hurray for old age.

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