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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.

More Information

https://dnrec.alpha.delaware.gov/water/groundwater/uic/

Department: DNREC

Division: Water

Office: Ground Water Discharges Section

Term

Permit issued for a maximum term of 5 years

Fee

None

Application

http://www.dnrec.delaware.gov/wr/Information/GWDInfo/Documents/UIC/uic-application.pdf

Applicable Laws

http://delcode.delaware.gov/title7/c060/sc02/

Applicable Rules and Regulations

State of Delaware Regulations:
http://regulations.delaware.gov/AdminCode/title7/7000/7100/7102.shtml
Federal Regulations:
http://water.epa.gov/type/groundwater/uic/index.cfm

Contact

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

Notice

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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