Does it take more water to frack an oil well or keep a golf course green?

Does it take more water to frack an oil well or keep a golf course green?

Washington Examiner | August 19, 2014 | by MARK TAPSCOTT

The right answer, according to a recent study done for the Western Energy Alliance, found that fracking in states of the Mountain West region uses far less water than a whole host of activities, including golf courses. Three of the six states in the study report water-usage statewide and in all three — Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming — all oil and natural gas activities, not just fracking, use less than one percent of all consumed water.

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