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Trucks line up in August 2012 at a water depot in western North Dakota, where supplying the fluid essential for fracking petroleum deposits has become an industry with yearly sales estimated to be between $45 million and $120 million.

Water demand in Oil Patch tapers

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FARGO -- The volume of water used to produce oil in the booming Bakken Formation appears to have plateaued after more than four years of rapid growth, a state analysis shows.

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