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Marcellus Shale Gas Well Development In PA Water Management Plan Training April 16, 20 and 21, 2009. Water Management Plan. Captures water sources used for Marcellus Shale Gas Well Development Developed to replace the Application Addendum Very similar to content in Addendum.

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Marcellus shale gas well development in pa water management plan training april 16 20 and 21 2009

Marcellus Shale Gas Well DevelopmentIn PAWater Management PlanTrainingApril 16, 20 and 21, 2009


Water management plan

Water Management Plan

  • Captures water sources used for Marcellus Shale Gas Well Development

  • Developed to replace the Application Addendum

  • Very similar to content in Addendum


Coordination with river basin commissions

Coordination with River Basin Commissions

  • Currently, more activity in the Susquehanna and Ohio Basins than in the Delaware Basin

  • Designed to minimize duplication of effort between agencies

  • Use of SRBC Passby Flow Guidelines Policy


Organization of wmp

Organization of WMP

  • Operator and Plan Coverage Information

  • Section A List of sources of water

    • Surface water/Groundwater/Wastewater sources

    • Public Water Supply sources

  • Section B Water Source and Use Monitoring


Organization continued

Organization continued

  • Section C Surface Water

  • Section D Groundwater

  • Section E Wastewater

  • Section F Public Water Supply

  • Section G Signature


Operator and plan coverage

Operator and Plan Coverage

  • Operator information

  • Area covered: Operator needs to identify specific counties that the WMP will apply


Section a list of sources

Section A List of Sources

  • Source name

  • Municipality/County

  • HUC 8 watershed

  • Major River Basin

  • Quantity of Water

  • Source type


Section b water source and use monitoring

Section B Water Source and Use Monitoring

  • Water Source and Use Monitoring

    • Monitoring, Reporting and Recordkeeping

    • Maintenance of equipment

    • Maximum rate compliance

    • Passby Flow Monitoring

    • Source initiation coordination

  • Act 220 Water Use Registration and Reporting

    • Use of DEP Greenport

    • Quarterly reporting


Section c surface water sources

Section C Surface Water Sources

  • Complete Section C for every surface water source

  • Source Identification

  • River Basin Commission Approval

  • Low Flow Analysis

  • Stream Classification and Uses

  • PA Natural Diversity Inventory (PNDI)

  • Withdrawal Impact Analysis


Section d groundwater sources

Section D Groundwater Sources

  • Complete Section D for every groundwater source

  • Source Identification

  • River Basin Commission Approval

  • Low Flow Analysis

  • Stream Classification and Uses

  • PA Natural Diversity Inventory (PNDI)

  • Withdrawal Impact Analysis


Section e wastewater cooling water and mine water sources

Section E Wastewater, Cooling Water and Mine Water Sources

  • Complete Section E for every wastewater source

  • Source Identification

  • River Basin Commission Approval

  • Impact Analysis


Section f public water supply sources

Section F Public Water Supply Sources

  • Name of water supplier

  • Name of system

  • PADWIS Identification number


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