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Progress in control of pollution of surface waters by oil field brine and waste oil

Leo W Hough

Progress in control of pollution of surface waters by oil field brine and waste oil

by Leo W Hough

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Published by Louisiana Geological Survey in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oil pollution of rivers, harbors, etc. -- Louisiana

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title

    Statementby Leo W. Hough
    ContributionsLouisiana Geological Survey
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 l.
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14633345M

    ground water becomes contaminated, it is difficult and expensive to clean up. To begin to address pollution prevention or reme-diation, we must understand how surface waters and ground waters interrelate. Ground water and surface water are interconnected and can be fully understood and intelligently managed only when that fact is acknowledged. Wastewater treatment is a process used to remove contaminants from wastewater or sewage and convert it into an effluent that can be returned to the water cycle with minimum impact on the environment, or directly reused. The latter is called water reclamation because treated wastewater can be used for other purposes. The treatment process takes place in a wastewater treatment plant .

    water increased from 6 barrels of water per barrel of oil in , to barrels of water per barrel of oil in oil&gasqxd 10/22/ PM Page 2. Avoid production of water onto the surface – Using polymer gels that block water contributing fissures or fractures or Downhole Water Separators which separate water from oil or gas streams downhole and reinject it into suitable formations. This option eliminates waste water and is one of the more elegant solutions, but is not always possible. Size: KB.

    The National Field Manual for the Collection of Water-Quality Data (National Field Manual) provides guidelines and standard procedures for U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) personnel who collect data used to assess the quality of the Nation's surface-water and ground-water resources. This chapter of the manual includes procedures for the (1). The Division of Water and Waste Management’s (DWWM) mission is to preserve, protect, and enhance the state’s watersheds for the benefit and safety of all its citizens through implementation of programs controlling hazardous waste, solid waste and surface & groundwater pollution, from any source. DWWM administers numerous programs to control.


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