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Table 4 Simulation scenarios for Marcellus Shale water release

From: How long do natural waters “remember” release incidents of Marcellus Shale waters: a first order approximation using reactive transport modeling

Receiving water systems Release rate (m3/s) Release duration (days) Dilution factor (DF)a Residence time (days)
Sandstone aquifer 1.11 × 10−8 1.50 × 102 2.09 × 102 1.50 × 101
5.55 × 10−8 3.00 × 101 4.27 × 101 1.50 × 101
1.11 × 10−7 1.50 × 101 2.18 × 101 1.50 × 101
Sand and gravel aquifers 1.11 × 10−7 1.50 × 101 4.27 × 101 9.75 × 100
River 1.11 × 10−7 1.50 × 101 2.87 × 106 3.55 × 10−4
  1. aValues are from literature [47, 75, 76]