Annual Water Requirements for Fracking in Colorado
- 166,000 is slightly more than the entire population of the City of Lakewood (Colorado's 4th largest city) or Fort Collins
- 296,000 is similar to the entire populations of either Douglas, Boulder, Larimer or Weld counties
Annual Water Use for Fracking is 100% Consumptive
Water Use Per Frack Job
Your Water Is Driving Away
- 6,000 trips were made to haul fracking water
- 3,000 trips were for wastewater disposal
Fracking Our Future: Where's the Water?
Everything You Need to Know About Water and Community Impacts from Hydraulic Fracturing
Fracking Our Future is the first report to provide a comprehensive measure of water and community impacts from hydraulicfracturing. This timely report addresses the questions, "How much water is required for new production, such as through the process of hydraulic fracturing, and where will that water come from?" It provides specific recommendations to guide future development that decision makers can use in developing policies to make sure that water resources are properly managed along with oil and gas development.
Download the full report here (.pdf).
Download the fact sheet here (.pdf).
Download the press release here (.pdf).