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Underground Injections and Injection Wells

The only injection wells permitted in Delaware are those that are used to inject non-hazardous fluids underground.

Underground injection wells are used to place fluid underground into porous geologic formations for storage or disposal. They are regulated by the state to protect drinking water under the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act and the state’s Environmental Protection Act.

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Department: DNREC

Division: Water

Office: Ground Water Discharges Section


Permit issued for a maximum term of 5 years




Applicable Laws

Applicable Rules and Regulations

State of Delaware Regulations:
Federal Regulations:


The Groundwater Discharges Section can be contacted by phone at (302)739-9948.


This search covers most of the frequently requested licenses, certifications, registrations, and filings that the State of Delaware requires. However, this is not a fully exhaustive list of every possible requirement. Please consult with the appropriate state agencies to find out if there are additional requirements you must fulfill.

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