reservoir water use

Science, Health and Technology
9:41 am
Tue August 21, 2012

US Army Corps of Engineers considering change to reservoir water use along Missouri River

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is considering changing how reservoir water is used along the Missouri River.

The Corps is holding a series of public meetings to get input on whether to permanently allocate some of that water for municipal and industrial uses.

What does an oil and gas boom in North Dakota have to do with Missouri River reservoirs?

Hydrofracturing – the process that gets new wells up and running – takes lots of water.

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