Form 26R Analytical Parameters

Wastewater from shale gas drilling, completion and production must include the following:

 

Wet Chemistry

Acidity

Alkalinity (Total as CaCO3)

Ammonia Nitrogen

Biochemical Oxygen Demand

Bromide

Chemical Oxygen Demand

Chlorides

Hardness

MBAS (Surfactants)

Nitrite-Nitrate Nitrogen

Oil & Grease

pH

Phenolics (Total)

Specific Conductance

Sulfates

Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)

Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen (TKN)

Total Suspended Solids (TSS)

 

Metals

Aluminum

Arsenic

Barium

Beryllium

Boron

Cadmium

Calcium

Chromium

Cobalt

Copper

Iron – Dissolved

Iron – Total

Lead

Lithium

Magnesium

Manganese

Mercury

Molybdenum

Nickel

Selenium

Silver

Sodium

Strontium

Thorium

Uranium

Zinc

 

Volatile organics (VOCs)

Benzene

Ethylene Glycol

Toluene

 

Radiologicals

Gross Alpha

Gross Beta

Radium 226

Radium 228

 

Plus: Additional constituents that are expected or known to be present in the wastewater.