The Big Fracking Question: Is Drinking Water At Risk?

Source: Blaise Ekechukwu and Jafar Soltan, Water Online, December 2014

Understanding the impacts of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) on source water, in both quantity and quality, is of vital importance to industry, the economy, and society. The latest research on the subject is presented, along with possible solutions to help overcome known and potential problems.