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BMP ID: 2653
Title: Aquifer Storage and Recovery for large volumes of water
Text: Water Management: Beneficial Use: Aquifer Storage and Recovery: "Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR) is a proven technology for storing large volumes of water... The production of water from CBM will be a year round activity and may occur for as long as 20 years in some production wells...."
Source Publication Name: Handbook on Best Management Practices and Mitigation Strategies for Coal Bed Methane in the Montana Portion of the Powder River Basin
Citation Page: 29
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Recommended
Timing: • Production / Operation / Maintenance
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Primary Contact: ALL Consulting
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Categories: Water Quality and Pollution
Location: Montana
Vegetation Types:
General Comments:
Cost-Benefit Analysis: "ASR provides water storage at lower costs than traditional surface storage methods while functioning in a similar manner as a traditional surface reservoir."
BMP Efficacy:
Date Entered: 2009-03-05 13:42 UTC
Last Updated: 2011-07-17 12:20 UTC