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BMP ID: 2657
Title: Operators inject water into deep reservoirs
Text: Water Management: Disposal: Deep Injection: "The rule [36.22.1400 of the Administrative Rules of Montana] establishes guidelines for the permitting requirements for Class II injection wells including their construction, installation, and monitoring and requirements for the receiving formation.... Operators could inject produced water into deeper reservoirs that are not classified as Underground Sources of Drinking Water (USDWs)."
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: 31
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Recommended
Timing: • Construction / Siting / Design
• Production / Operation / Maintenance
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
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Categories: Water Quality and Pollution
Location: Montana
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Date Entered: 2009-03-05 14:15 UTC
Last Updated: 2011-06-16 13:51 UTC