Permitted well Drilled well (Note: as reported by PA DEP)
Is there a gas well near you?
Will there be a gas well near you?
Methane contamination has traveled more than 2 miles
A gas company is "Presumed Responsible" for contamination only inside 2,500 feet of their well
Fewer wetlands, ponds, streams and other bodies of water mean fewer regulations to meet and approvals to get
Gravity – stuff flows downhill
Shape and size of your aquifer – how far are you drawing water from
Permeability of soil/sediment – how readily water (or a contaminant) is absorbed and flows through
Proximity to fracture zones – cracks in the rock that could allow contaminants to move vertically