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BMP ID: 11831
Title: Baseline Testing Private Water Wells in Near Facility
Text: "7. Baseline Water Quality Testing. ... c. Private Water Well Owner Request. Operator agrees to conduct a baseline test of any water well requested by the owner, on a one-time basis, if such well is within a 1/2 mile radius of a new oil and gas well or facility, or if such well is determined to be the closest downgradient well that is within a one-mile radius of the oil and gas facility. The requirement to test a well upon request does not apply if the water well has already been tested by any Operator."
Source Publication Name: (Draft) Memorandum of Understanding Between Elbert County and Operator
Citation Section:
Citation Page: 3
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Required
Timing: • Monitoring
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
Location: Colorado
Vegetation Types:
• Suburban / urban
General Comments: Local Government - Operator MOU
Cost-Benefit Analysis:
BMP Efficacy:
Date Entered: 2016-06-28 15:31 UTC
Last Updated: 2016-06-28 17:50 UTC