Wise County, TX Water Not Well
From the Wise County Messenger: Water not all well
What’s in the water?
Total dissolved solids: 1,220 mg/L (EPA limit: 500 mg/L)
Chloride: 577 mg/L (EPA limit: 250 mg/L)
Sodium: 381 mg/L (EPA: 20 mg/L)
That sounds a lot like contamination from drilling waste. I’m wondering what else might be in that water.
Drilling Waste Management: Chloride
Contamination Found Near Natural Gas Drilling Sites
The ADEQ recently discovered higher than normal levels of chemicals including chloride and sodium in land and water samples at all 11 sites tested.
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