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BMP ID: 2658
Title: Operator places rocks around base of discharge point to prevent erosion of the soil.
Text: Water Management: Disposal: Direct Discharge to Land Surface: "The operator has placed rocks around the base of the discharge point to help prevent erosion of the soil. The use of rocks helps reduce the physical impacts that can cause erosion, however, other impacts to the soil can still occur depending on the quality of the water being discharged."
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: 32
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Recommended
Timing: • 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
Soils (Conservation, Pollution, Reclamation)
Land Surface Disturbance
Location: Montana
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Date Entered: 2009-03-05 14:20 UTC
Last Updated: 2011-06-16 13:53 UTC