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BMP ID: 10250
Title: Applicant to provide documentation of legal water to be used
Text: "5.3. Demonstration of Water Source. Pursuant to 90-123(e) Applicant agrees to provide documentation to the County demonstrating a legally obtained source of water to be used for the Infill Wells. This documentation shall describe the water source(s) used for construction, drilling, completion, and/or post completion activities of the Infill Wells. For example, if water is obtained from a source within the State of Colorado, a decree from the appropriate Colorado water court would satisfy this requirement."
Source Publication Name: Memorandum of Understanding Between the Board of County Commissioners of La Plata County, Colorado and XTO Energy Inc, 2014
Citation Section: Article V Water
Citation Page: 9
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Required
Timing: • Planning / Environmental Review
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Primary Contact: Courtney Roseberry
La Plata County Planning Department
1060 E. 2nd Ave.
Durango, CO  81301  USA
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Alternate Contact: XTO Energy Inc.
810 Houston St.
Ft. Worth, TX  76102  USA
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Categories: Water Quantity and Rights
Water Quality and Pollution
Location: Colorado
Vegetation Types:
• Suburban / urban
General Comments: "Local Government - Operator MOU"
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Date Entered: 2016-02-20 15:55 UTC
Last Updated: 2016-03-18 13:22 UTC