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Five Major Challenges to the Beneficial Use of Non-Fresh Water, Including Oil- and Gas-Produced Water

Linda A. Capuano | Anna Mikulska

Five Major Challenges to the Beneficial Use of Non-Fresh Water, Including Oil- and Gas-Produced Water.

The authors describe five high priority challenges that must be overcome to accelerate the beneficial use of produced and other non-fresh water sources brought to the surface during oil and gas production.

This policy brief is part of a series of recommendations from the Baker Institute for the incoming president’s administration.