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The Environmentally Friendly Drilling Systems (EFD) Program, works with industry, academia, regulators, environmental organizations and other stakeholders to provide unbiased science addressing environmental and societal aspects associated with petroleum drilling and production operations.
 
The Water Challenge Pilot (2017-2018) focused on the Permian Basin with the objectives to test the Water Challenge Program, identify improvements to be made, provide feedback from industry and state regulators on the structure, and begin outreach efforts to recruit participants.

This Pilot served as a test of the overall Water Challenge Program. Click the links on the left column to read about Most Applicable Practices (MAPs), Water  Management Commitments, Success Stories and Challenges discovered within the Pilot.

Contact AWilcox@harcresearch.org for information.