Water Wells and Drilled or Mined Shafts (Texas)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Texas|
|Name||Water Wells and Drilled or Mined Shafts (Texas)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations, Fees|
|Affected Technologies||Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear|
|Program Administrator||Texas Commission on Environmental Quality|
The drilling, excavation, and construction of a water well or mine shaft requires a permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (previously known as the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission). With respect to mine shafts, the Commission will only grant a permit if surface and ground waters can be protected from pollution.
|Contact Name||David W. Galindo|
|Department||Texas Commission on Environmental Quality|
|Division||Water Quality Division|
|Address||12100 Park 35 Circle|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Tex. Water Code 28|
|Authority 2:||Tex. Admin. Code 30-1.329|