WorldWide Drilling Resource

2 JUNE 2017 WorldWide Drilling Resource ® Proudly Made in the United States of America - delivered WorldWide ! WorldWide Drilling Resource ® The complete magazine for the drilling industry worldwide, owned by drilling industry associates dedicated to bringing the most up-to-date technology and information to subscribers. Covering construction-geotechnical , directional , environmental , exploration-blasthole , shallow gas & oil, geothermal, mining , water well , irrigation , wastewater ; from bits, to pumps, to rigs, to tanks, through wire and more - whatever it takes to get the drilling job completed ! Managing Publisher/CEO/President: Veronica I. “Ronnie” Jones Vice President: Troy Cunningham Office Administrator: Michele Stevens Editor: Bonnie Love Associate Editor: Caleb Whitaker Public Relations Professionals: Brenda Helms Jan Allen Betsy Willett Kathy Heinrich Production/Webmaster: Marcel Schimpf Representative: Marie Cunningham Editorial Contributors for this month: Mark Battersby John Christ Tim Connor Bill Corey Jim Kuebelbeck Thomas Kwader Tim Rasmussen “Billy Bob Smith” Britt Storkson Harold White Robert Evans Wilson, Jr. Jeremy Wire Hyd/Eng Consultant: Thomas Kwader, Ph.D.,P.G. Consultant: Mary Ann Pelletier * Editorial contributions & advertisements include statements of fact and opinions that are the sole responsibility of the author and/or companies and do not necessarily imply any opinion of the owners, management, or staff of WorldWide Drilling Resource ® . Images may have been altered for clarity. Complete advertising information may be found at: or by calling 850-547-0102. WorldWide Drilling Resource ® makes every effort not to place advertisements for “like” products on the same page in our publication; this may occur however, due to size and space within the publication. We regret any inconvenience this may cause our advertisers. WorldWide Drilling Resource ® i s published monthly by WorldWide Drilling Resource, Inc., a Florida Corporation PO Box 660 (3089 Northride Lane) Bonifay FL 32425-0660. Telephone: 850-547-0102 Fax: 850-547-0329 E-mail: Website: Copyright 2017, WorldWide Drilling Resource, Inc. Seen by countless WorldWide. Publication Agreement No. 40892520. Back issues may be requested. Cost per issue $10.00 USD. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any manner without the strict written consent of the publishers. Advertising rates furnished upon request. Editorial contributions are welcome subject to editorial review.* WorldWide Dr i ll ing Resource ® reserves the right to refuse any advertisement . We Recycle There was a song . . . my favorite for as long as I can remember, Time In A Bottle by Jim Croce. The song says a great deal. Listen to it, for it is so true. My time in a bottle now is to ensure the WWDR Team remains the world's best team for they do have you, your future, and the future of the drilling industry utmost in their hearts and minds. They are not afraid to answer your questions. If they don't know the answer, they will get the answer for you, and get back with you ASAP. Want to sell equipment, new or used? Ask about our "telephone" plan! Check out Breaking News this month! You asked ~ We listened! See you on the trail! No frowners allowed! Ronnie, Managing Publisher ronnie@ With pen (computer) in hand... Hot Topics for June 2017 ~ Water Technology, projects, and supplies: Water For Life International ~ 13 Water Quality Testing Made Affordably Simple ~ 15 Oil/Water Exploration ~ 24 Make Sure Your Customers Have Constant Water ~ 27 To Mountain States We Go ~ 35 Through the Back Door! ~ 37 Do Drill Cuttings and Water Make a Good Drilling Fluid? ~ 38,52 O..O..Oklahoma...Where the Water Experts Gather ~ 54 Let’s be Accurate ~ 57 Tales from the Field ~ 58 Ronnie@ Caleb@ Bonnie@ Kathy@ Betsy@ Brenda@ Jan@ Michele@ Troy@ Marcel@