Underground Wells (Oklahoma)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Oklahoma

Applies to States or Provinces Oklahoma
Name Underground Wells (Oklahoma)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Department of Environmental Quality
Primary Website http://www.deq.state.ok.us/lpdnew/uicindex.html

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source http://www.oscn.net/applications/oscn/Index.asp?ftdb=STOKSTA9&level=7


Class I, III, IV and V injection wells require a permit issued by the Executive Director of the Department of Environmental Quality; Class V injection wells utilized in the remediation of groundwater associated with underground and aboveground storage tanks regulated by the Corporation Commission and Wells used for the recovery, injection or disposal of mineral brines are exempt.

All water wells, monitoring wells, unused water test wells and water test holes used or capable of being used as to avoid pollution of water-bearing strata.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Scott Thompson
Department Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality
Division Land Protection Division
Address PO Box 1677
Place Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Zip/Postal Code 73101-1677
Phone 405-702-5100
Fax 405-702-5101

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Oklahoma Statutes Section 2-6-701
Date Effective 2000-06-06