USGS examines water wells in Eagle Ford, Haynesville, Fayetteville aquifers
The USGS published a study last week investigating the effects of oil and gas production on drinking water quality.

The study examined a total of 116 water wells in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, in areas were companies are producing from the Eagle Ford, Haynesville and Fayetteville.

Water samples were tested for methane, benzene and several other chemicals that help determine the age of the groundwater.

Source: USGS
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