Marcellus Shale/Natural Gas

Drill Cuttings-Well Water -Lakes and Streams

Background or Base Line testing of well waters in close proximity to the Marcellus Shale Region is highly recommended.

marcellus shale field samplingAs a guide for those who are affected by the Gas Drilling of Marcellus Shale, HawkMtn Labs has pulled together information pertaining to the testing of well water/ drinking water sources.

The following lists of suggested testing parameters have been provided by the Penn State Co-Operative Extension Services, The Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP)

Additional information pertaining to Marcellus Shale Drilling and Water Testing can be found by accessing the following websites:

http://www.cas.psu.edu
http://water.cas.psu.edu/
http://www.extension.psu.edu/base_nr&em.htm
http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/deputate/minres/oilgas/new_forms/marcellus/marcellus.htm

HawkMtn Labs is a PA DEP NELAP accredited laboratory.

We are PA DEP certified for the analysis of Methane and Ethane in drinking water and waste water.