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BMP ID: 6135
Title: Achieve isolation of fresh water zones prior to deepening of the well
Text: Well Construction - Cementing/Surface Casing: "If the aforemenioned steps have not been achieved, remedial cement work will be conducted until complete cementing and isolation of fresh water zones present is achieved prior to deepening of the well"
Source Publication Name: Watershed Plan for the Town of Palisade and the City of Grand Junction Colorado
Citation Section: Best Management Practices for Risk Mitigation to Protect Watersheds
Citation Page: 24
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Recommended
Timing: • Drilling
Oil / Gas Field: Piceance Basin (UINTA-PICEANCE)
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
Primary Contact: Town of Palisade Public Works Director
Phone:970.464.1116     Alt. Phone:
Fax:     E-mail: 
Alternate Contact: City of Grand Junction Public Works and Utilities Director
Phone:970.256.4076     Alt. Phone:
Fax:     E-mail: 
Categories: Water Quality and Pollution
Location: Colorado
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Date Entered: 2009-08-17 14:34 UTC
Last Updated: 2011-05-19 14:24 UTC