Few takers yet on cistern offer near Pavillion

Few takers yet on cistern offer near Pavillion by Martin Reed, June 13, 2012, Daily Ranger
About two weeks after state officials explained to roughly 50 people an offer to install taxpayer-funded cisterns at households with poor water quality several miles east of Pavillion, the response has been a trickle. … The plan resulting from a $750,000 appropriation from the Wyoming Legislature arrived as the state works to provide clean drinking water to affected residents while numerous government agencies continue tests in the area. The groups are working to determine whether the oil and gas extraction practice known as hydraulic fracturing used in the energy field owned by Encana Corp. is contaminating groundwater. … There are about 35 wells identified in the designated area in and around the vicinity of what’s known as the Pavillion gas field that are eligible for the cisterns.

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