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BMP ID: 11820
Title: Fresh Water Storage Pits Permitted for Water That Meets Standards
Text: "2. Operator's Pit Practices within the County. The Operator will comply, at minimum, with the following pit practices after the date this MOU is executed. ... b. water storage pits to contain Fresh Water are permitted. Fresh water is defined as containing total dissolved solids (TDS) less than or equal to 5,000 milligrams per liter (mg/l)."
Source Publication Name: (Draft) Memorandum of Understanding Between Elbert County and Operator
Citation Section:
Citation Page: 2
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Required
Timing: • Drilling
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Primary Contact: Elbert County Board of County Commissioners
215 Comanche St
Kiowa, CO  80117  United States
Phone:303-621-3126     Alt. Phone:
Fax:     E-mail: 
Alternate Contact:  
Categories: Water Quality and Pollution
Land Surface Disturbance
Location: Colorado
Vegetation Types:
• Suburban / urban
General Comments: Local Government - Operator MOU
Cost-Benefit Analysis:
BMP Efficacy:
Date Entered: 2016-06-28 09:50 UTC
Last Updated: 2016-06-28 14:03 UTC