GWPC to Address Produced Water Management Options in 2016 and Beyond

The Ground Water Protection Council announced it will work with member states and other key stakeholders to begin a multi-year project that will address challenges and foster solutions for the alternative management and beneficial use of produced water.

2016 UIC Conference

When: February 23-25, 2016

Where: Denver, CO



States Forming Natural Gas Storage Work Group

Work Group will examine regulatory regimens to ensure public safety and environmental protection

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – State oil and gas regulatory agencies have partnered with the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) and Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC) to proactively address natural gas storage facilities and state regulations by forming a work group to recognize aging infrastructure concerns, identify technological advancements and determine the regulatory challenges. 

OERB Research Grant to Modernize Wastewater Reporting System

Funding will be used to purchase new system to better collect, analyze data.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Governor Mary Fallin’s Coordinating Council on Seismic Activity today announced a research grant from the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board (OERB) that will create a new digital system to collect data on wastewater disposal wells in the state.

OERB, which is a member of the coordinating council, stepped up to help provide much-need technology improvements at the Oklahoma Corporation Commission.

GWPC Conducts Utah Class II Peer Review

GWPC announces the publication of the first Class II UIC program peer review conducted under the revamped peer review process.

State of Utah Class II UIC Program Peer Review

(Published Nov. 2015)

Gov. Mary Fallin: Science must guide response to quakes

By Gov. Mary Fallin, Jan. 29, 2016

Excerpt: "The Ground Water Protection Council, a nongovernmental entity based in Oklahoma City, also has secured funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to build an electronic database to track disposal well activity. It will be available to regulators and researchers from all across the country who are studying Oklahoma earthquakes, so we can make informed decisions to help reduce seismic activity.

5 Reasons to Attend This Year's UIC Conference

Hotel room block deadline is Jan. 31, 2016. Register and reserve your room today.

Read 5 reasons why you should attend, along with other important news here.

DEQ releases Pavillion, WY Draft Report

On Dec. 18, the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) released its Pavillion, Wyoming Area Domestic Water Wells Draft Final Report and Palatability Study.

This draft report is a result of the State of Wyoming’s continued investigation into drinking water quality concerns in the Pavillion area. 

ACWA-GWPC-ASDWA Fourth CWA-SDWA Toolkit Webinar NPS and 319 Programs

ACWA-GWPC-ASDWA Fourth CWA-SDWA Toolkit Webinar