Tagged: Water Usage

Uncomfortably Number

Uncomfortably Number

As we reported in our last post the Backing Fracking astroturf group’s new website isn’t exactly a reliable source of information. Today we read their latest blog post in which they state: You have to commend the PR boys for that “per fracking stage” don’t you. How about when you...

IGas – twice in one page? Really!

IGas – twice in one page? Really!

As we read further down IGas’s page on Water Protection and Usage we were struck by yet another apparent misrepresentation of the truth. yes, they actually state that: There have also been more than one million wells drilled around the world, and in no case has there been a single...

Misleading claims from IGas on fracking water usage

Misleading claims from IGas on fracking water usage

Glancing at IGas’s website we were struck by the interesting claim The quantity of water required to frack an onshore shale gas well is broadly the same amount used to irrigate the typical British golf course each month. There are over 7,500 golf courses across the UK. This is also...