Practical Management of Produced Water (2006)

A Guide to Practical Management of Produced Water (2006). Thinking of produced water as another resource rather than a waste has real advantages. Treated and untreated produced water may be able to satisfy a great deal of the water needs of ranchers, power plants and coal mines across the West.

Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and prepared by the IOGCC and ALL Consulting, this research report focuses on the management of produced water from conventional and unconventional onshore exploration and production operations in the United States. Produced water has been identified as a source of agricultural irrigation, power generation, enhanced oil recovery, surface discharge and even water for wildlife.

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