The following links serve as a resource to the public to locate information related to unconventional oil and gas activities. The information on these links do not represent the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environments opinion. The site will be regularly updated.
Primer commissioned through the Ground Water Protection Council in effort to provide sound technical information on natural gas resource development activity and environmental protection, including water resources
The Geological Society of America GSA critical issue: hydraulic fracturing An overview of the process of hydraulic fracturing of shales and other unconventional sources and related environmental concerns, including water quality and seismicity
Ground Water Protection Council & Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission. Frac Focus Well specific information on the composition of ingredients in hydraulic fracturing fluid. This information is disclosed by operators
CSU Center for Energy Water Sustainability Colorado Water Watch Real time information on the groundwater quality in the DJ basin. The monitoring system is comprised of a network of water quality sensors capable of detecting changes in groundwater quality due to natural or operational impacts
Sustainability Research Network AirWaterGas A multi-institution sustainability research network and outreach program in Colorado funded by the National Science Foundation.
Colorado State University CSU Energy Institute Provides background information on energy related research and collaborations at CSU. Many of the projects are relevant to oil and gas operations in Colorado