ARNEGARD, N.D. (KXNET) — The North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality was notified of a produced water spill near Arnegard.
According to a news release, Caliber Midstream noticed the produced water spill from a pipeline on Tuesday, October 3.
Caliber estimates that the pipeline malfunction released around 100 barrels, or 4,200 gallons, of produced water, which has impacted the waters in a Cherry Creek tributary and range land.
Produced water is a byproduct of oil production.
Personnel from NDDEQ are working with the party on cleanup and will monitor the investigation and remediation.