Webinar: Sustainable water management for unconventional gas extraction

How the unconventional gas industry interacts with other water users.

How does sustainable water management help in balancing the social, environmental and financial demands in unconventional gas extraction? As unconventional gas extraction increases in Australia, it is important and necessary for all industry and community water users to better understand how the natural and the engineered water cycle interacts with the unconventional gas industry, including how water is how water can be treated and recycled. This webinar will also touch on the varying regulations surrounding the protection of waterways, groundwater, soil health, and biodiversity.

Date: Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Time: 1:30pm (Australia/Adelaide; find your local time)

Format: Presentation, Discussion + Q&A (up to 60mins)

Cost: Free

Chair: Trevor Pillar, National Partnerships Manager

Contact: training@australianwaterschool.com.au

Resources: Webcasts and other documents will be available here

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Presenters:

Ben Kele

Arris Water

Ben is the Director at Arris Water and completing his PhD at Central Queensland University. Ben has 20 years’ experience in the water industry and has researched, built and operated a wide range of ... Read more

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Pre-Webinar Background Reading Materials:

https://frackinginquiry.nt.gov.au/inquiry-reports/final-report

https://environment.des.qld.gov.au/management/coal-seam-gas/

http://www.dmp.wa.gov.au/Petroleum/Natural-gas-from-shale-and-tight-1591.aspx

Horizontal drilling reduces environmental impacts, increases gas production

https://www.csiro.au/en/Research/Major-initiatives/Unconventional-gas/CSG-chemicals