Methodology for obtaining representative groundwater samples and gaseous methane screening from residential and commercial water supply wells with applicability to oil & gas operations, including hydraulic fracturing, as well as monitoring for other environmental purposes. Identifies classes of analytical tests and procedures. Presents rationale and considerations for monitoring scenarios. Applicable for baseline assessments, routine monitoring, and investigation of alleged impacts.
Keywordswater quality, fracking
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