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BMP ID: 8979
Title: Identification of Water Monitoring Sites
Text: "6. Baseline and Subsequent Water Quality Testing. a. Criteria and Protocol: Using the COGCC's criteria and protocol for sample analyses, types, orientation, and number, as required under COGCC Rule 609, or COGCC 318A as applicable, Operator will test up to four available water sources within a one half (1/2) mile radius of a new oil and gas well, multi-well site, or dedicated injection well as required under COGCC Rule 609, or as appropriate under COGCC 318 A., if applicable."
Source Publication Name: Memorandum of Understanding between Adams County and Oil and Gas Operators, 2015
Citation Section:
Citation Page: 4
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Required
Timing: • Monitoring
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Primary Contact: Adams County Attorney
4430 S. Adams County Pkwy
Brighton, Colorado  80601-8206  United States
Phone:720-523-6116     Alt. Phone:
Fax:720-523-6114     E-mail: 
Alternate Contact: Adams County Planning and Development Department
4430 S Adams County Pkwy
Brighton, CO  80601  United States
Phone:720-523-6800     Alt. Phone:
Fax:720-523-6998     E-mail: 
Categories: Water Quality and Pollution
Location: Colorado
Vegetation Types:
• Suburban / urban
General Comments: COGCC's Monitoring Rule 609: (pg. 18-21) COGCC's Rule 318a: (pg. 41-49) Local Government - Operator MOU
Cost-Benefit Analysis:
BMP Efficacy:
Date Entered: 2015-12-24 12:51 UTC
Last Updated: 2016-06-29 14:24 UTC