Develop Procedures and Tools to Delineate Areas Designated or Used for Class II Well Wastewater Injectate

Project Summary:

The objective is to develop technically defensible mapping procedures and tools to improve and refine the existing default 15-mile buffer distance applied to Class II injections wells. The TWDB will form a technical advisory workgroup consisting of federal and state agencies and stakeholders that will be engaged throughout the study to build scientific consensus on appropriate buffers.

TWDB Contract Manager:
Juan Acevedo
Funding Recipient:
WSP USA
Project Administrator:
Rohit R. Goswami, Ph.D., P.E.
Participants:
WSP USA
Project Start Date:
October 30, 2020
Project Completion Date:
August 31, 2020
Total Project Cost:
$500,000
TWDB Share of Project Cost:
$500,000
Benefits:

The stakeholders and staff will have access to procedures and tools to (1) process publicly available Class II injection well locations and attributes and (2) to delineate or map areas for Class II well injection.

Project Details

Participants

Project Sponsors:

Texas Water Development Board
Juan Acevedo- Contract Manager
1700 N. Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78711
512-475-1557

Funding Recipient / Project Manager:

WSP USA
Rohit R. Goswami, Ph.D., P.E. – Senior Engineer
1601 South Mopac Expy.
Suite 325D
Austin, Texas 78746
737-703-3891

Project Milestones

Event Date
Announcement of Request for Qualifications February 28, 2020
Study approved by TWDB Board March 13, 2020
Statement of Qualifications received by TWDB March 30, 2020
Contract executed October 30, 2020

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