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BMP ID: 8980
Title: Identification of Water Monitoring Sites if No Feasible Site Meets Previous Requirements
Text: "6. Baseline and Subsequent Water Quality Testing. b. No available water sources within one half mile: If there are no available water sources located within a 1/2 mile radius of a new oil and gas facility, the Operator, prior to construction, will test the nearest down gradient available water source that is within a one-mile radius of the oil and gas facility."
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: Local Government - Operator MOU
Cost-Benefit Analysis:
BMP Efficacy:
Date Entered: 2015-12-24 13:04 UTC
Last Updated: 2016-03-08 16:59 UTC