Quench My Thirst: Water Rights in the Context of Water Treatment Technologies


Introduction -

•35,000 wells hydraulically fractured in the U.S.Annually

•Over one million wells have been hydraulically fractured since its introduction in the 1940s

•90% of all wells drilled in the U.S. today are stimulated by hydraulic fracturing

Water, Water . . .

•Hydraulic Fracturing involves use of water -- lots of water

•Estimated 70 billion to 140 billion gallons of water consumed through hydraulic fracturing annually in U.S.

•Equivalent to amount of water annually consumed by the cities of Chicago or Houston.

Please see full presentation below for more information.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

Topics:  Fracking, Technology, Waste Treatment Facilities, Water, Water Rights

Published In: General Business Updates, Energy & Utilities Updates, Residential Real Estate Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Jackson Walker | Attorney Advertising

Don't miss a thing! Build a custom news brief:

Read fresh new writing on compliance, cybersecurity, Dodd-Frank, whistleblowers, social media, hiring & firing, patent reform, the NLRB, Obamacare, the SEC…

…or whatever matters the most to you. Follow authors, firms, and topics on JD Supra.

Create your news brief now - it's free and easy »