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Modeling of frac flowback and produced water volume from Wattenberg oil and gas field
Abstract The objective of this study was to develop models that could be used to predict frac flowback and produced water volumes considering the unique decline rates that exist for different typesExpand
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Water intensity assessment of shale gas resources in the Wattenberg field in northeastern Colorado.
Efficient use of water, particularly in the western U.S., is an increasingly important aspect of many activities including agriculture, urban, and industry. As the population increases andExpand
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Improved Water Use Estimates for Drilling and Hydrualic Fracturing in Northeastern Colorado
The development of unconventional resources in tight shales has stimulated considerable growth of oil and gas production in Northeastern Colorado, but has led to concerns about added demands on theExpand
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The role of water management in tailings dam incidents
This paper presents a review of tailings dam incidents, and examines the role water management on the causes and consequences of these incidents. The incident review includes data compiled by the USExpand
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Total phosphorus input to the Cache la Poudre River in Northern Colorado.
The objectives of this study were to monitor total phosphorus concentrations and loads along the Cache la Poudre River in Northern Colorado as it flows from a pristine area through urban regions and,Expand
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Relative phosphorus load inputs from wastewater treatment plants in a northern colorado watershed.
Excess nutrients are among the leading sources of water quality impairment in the Unites States, and the USEPA has been working with state regulatory agencies to develop nutrient criteria forExpand
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Geospatial Analysis of Phosphorus Concentrations on the Poudre River in Northern Colorado
As concern over phosphorus contamination grows and new regulatory standards are proposed, it is important for policy makers to understand how phosphorus sources, transport mechanisms and hydrologicExpand