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Flat Gravel Pad Detention Basin

Did you know that Range Resources (RRC) recently presented their “Flat Gravel Pad Detention Basin” to the Marcellus Shale Coalition’s Surface Use Committee at the last member meeting?

Karl Matz, PE and Mike Hazlett, PE from Range presented on their experience with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (PADEP) Alternative BMP Approval process. RRC spent more than a year conducting field tests and on design iterations.




The MSC committee structure is designed to encourage communication and idea sharing among members, which provides a cooperative avenue for learning.  MSC member companies can participate in more than 45 committees or working groups to establish close relationships with other industry leaders in their field and address the important technical, regulatory and operational challenges that the industry faces.

Our Pittsburgh Regional Manager Matt Neiman, PE is the Planning and Permitting Co-Chair, a workgroup of the MSC’s Surface Use Committee.

Special thanks to Karl, Mike, and the MSC for their leadership in Post Construction Stormwater Management (PCSM).