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Urban Drilling The Arlington Experience by City Water Director of Utilities

Update the “Arlington Experience” as a water director in an urban drilling town must not have been that great as his position is needing to now be filled and he said he is moving to a different position. Walter Pishkur … Continue reading

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Comment implicates ruined Aledo well water by fracking

The Star Telegram article headline reads: “Foes say Lake Arlington injection well would threaten drinking water” http://www.star-telegram.com/news/local/community/fort-worth/article137417708.html And two comments are as follows…..

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City of Arlington considered building/owning NG Power Plant in Mitchell County but is now….

UPDATE 8/6/16 My council person, Charlie Parker responded on the issue… SAT 1:27PM The Council chose not to go that route and we have a 9 yr. contract with TXU for a little less than 3.9 cents per KWH   … Continue reading

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How #FRAckONcraCK gets into MUNICIPAL drinking water

UPDATE: DBP Disinfectant Byproducts is at the heart of our water woes regardless of fracking being near drinking water sources (think of the high bladder cancer rates and read on)….anytime water is being treated per http://wellgal.com/drinking-dead-water-void-essential-minerals/ “…local water is regulated, but … Continue reading

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Fighting Fracking Fires with Perfluorochemical Fuels Water Contamination Risks

On a FB post above pic is from 12/21/2013 In this report, I noted how the reporter focused on how effective and timely a Class B fire extinguishing “device” did its job, but was this device’s chemical contents deployed at the … Continue reading

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Arlington Drinking Water at risk… Radiation increases – Drilling and Seaway Pipeline THREATS

Back on the City of Arlington’s 2001 Drinking Water Report we only reported one detectable radioactive effulent called Beta/Photon Emitters. But in 2004, we added Gross Alpha Particles AND Radium 228. Look at the photos of my recent blog of a … Continue reading

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Spill could affect 8th largest TX reservoir for Arlington’s drinking water source

Report Details NRC Report ID: 1064866 Incident Time: 2013-10-31 02:00:00 Nearest City: Buffalo, TX Location: ADAMS A-11 Incident Type: STORAGE TANK Material: PRODUCED WATER/SALT WATER Medium Affected: WATER Suspected Responsible Party: ANADARKO SkyTruth Analysis Lat/Long: 31.518611, -96.140000 (Explicit) Reported Spill Volume: … Continue reading

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Bromide in Drilling Mud Spills as suspect, Bromate shows up on Water Quality Reports

July 2017 update….EWG has come out with their report on whats in your water! I was on target to be questioning when and why BROMATE started showing up after we started urban drilling…but so much to learn on this and … Continue reading

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Arlington Water Director looking beyond age/material of pipe failures (near drilling)

UPDATE Aug 2014.. —– Forwarded Message —– From: kim feil <kimfeil@sbcglobal.net> To: Buzz Pishkur <buzz.pishkur@arlingtontx.gov> Sent: Monday, August 4, 2014 1:49 PM Subject: has the corrosive properties of Chloramine been looked at as reason for bursting water mains? http://www.waterrf.org/resources/Lists/PublicSpecialReports/Attachments/9/LeadCorrosion.pdf http://chloramine.org/effectsonplumbing.htmContinue reading

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Lake Arlington Compressor Station’s Formaldehyde not such a mystery?

Dizzying change of pipeline/compressor station ownership… UPDATE: This 2017 document shows that Summit is still it’s own entity….. https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/summit-midstream-partners-lp-reports-third-quarter-2017-financial-results-300548865.html UPDATE 2/2/2015 Williams, Williams Partners and Access Midstream Partners Announce Closing of Merger http://investor.williams.com/press-release/williams/williams-williams-partners-and-access-midstream-partners-announce-closing-mer Dizzying change of pipeline/compressor station ownership… Dec … Continue reading

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