Impacts of the exploration for and extraction of unconventional oil and gas on water and wastewater service providers
3 June 2014
Water UK and its members do not support or oppose the exploitation of unconventional oil and gas. This position paper outlines our understanding of possible impacts on water and waste water services.
As with any activity of this nature there are inherent risks. Evidence suggests that these risks can be mitigated given proper enforcement of regulations, primarily by environmental and health and safety regulators.
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