ASTM WK42923

    Work Item: ASTM WK42923 - New Guide for Sampling and Analysis of Residential and Commercial Water Supply Wells

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    Developed by Subcommittee: D18.26 | Committee D18 | Contact Staff Manager



    1. Scope

    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.


    Keywords

    water quality, fracking

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    07-23-2013

    Technical Contact:
    Hank Mittelhauser

    Item:
    001

    Ballot:
    D18.26 (14-01)

    Status:
    In Balloting