It's no secret that hydraulic fracturing uses a lot of water — generally, between 3 million and 7 million gallons per well — and a lot of that water comes from city water plants, lakes and other surface-water sources. But, in the Utica hot spot of Carroll County, drillers soon might be reusing more of their flowback water to frack future wells, thanks to a new water recycling plant.
You can read the entire story by clicking here.The plant, owned by Youngstown-based equipment rental company Iron Eagle, was designed by Rettew Flowback in North Canton and will have the capacity to recycle about 588,000 gallons of water per day, said Rettew spokeswoman Holly White. It is located in Sherrodsville.
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