Using Public Data to Understand Water Impacts during Shale-Gas Development

Dr. Susan Brantley from Penn State presents resources available from an online shared compilation of water quality information from watershed groups, agencies and institutes of higher learning.
Using Public Data to Understand Water Impacts during Shale-Gas Development - Webinars
Skill Level: Beginner
Length: 1 hour
Language: English

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Recorded: September 25, 2013, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Dr. Brantley also provides some background information on water resources issues related to shale gas development.

Time Log

  • 01:14 - Introduction
  • 04:00 - About the Shale Network and its Database
  • 10:46 - Understanding Impacts found from database information
  • 18:56 - SRBC monitoring data
  • 28:15 - Study of Groundwater Quality Before and After Drilling in PA
  • 34:24 - Discussion of high bromide levels in 2011 in the Allegheny River
  • 38:07 - Methane migrations to groundwater
  • 42:41 - Summary
  • 45:34 - Question/Answer Session Begins
  • 52:53 - Webinar ends


Water wells, springs and cisterns Pond management Watershed management Water conservation Shale gas drilling and water Acid deposition

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