This should put to rest those worries about fracking waste water. This firm does a great job
On Monday 27 January 2014, if you were tuned in, you may have seen me on BBC Inside Out Northwest discussing the treatment and disposal of wastewater from shale gas exploration in Lancashire.
I thought it might be helpful to produce a short blog post that enables me to expand on some of what you saw on screen, so here goes.
Firstly, how long have we been working with Cuadrilla?
Although our initial contact began in late 2011, we only really started talking to them in earnest in the early part of 2012 and only started working with them properly from about April onwards.
What has our role been?
We were asked to help Cuadrilla identify a means of dealing with wastewater that arises in their shale gas exploration works, which we did during the summer of 2012. This work saw us conduct a series of laboratory and plant-scale trials…
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