Chesapeake energy's Marcellus Shale Water Usage Facts.
You can download the PDF and read it on Chesapeake energy's
website here go to "Marcellus Shale Water Usage Facts"
It says...How much is 5.6 million gallons? (the amount of water used to frac a well)
They state: 5.6 million gallons of water needed to drill and fracture a
Marcellus deep shale gas well is equivalent to the amount of water
A golf course in 28 days
Nine acres of corn in a season
One of their "KEY POINTS"...
"Marcellus deep shale gas drilling and hydraulic
fracturing uses a small amount of water compared
to other uses within the geographic area."
.By "small amount of water compared
to other uses within the geographic area"
Do they mean boating in the 27 mile long Kinzua Reservoir?