Well Permits (District of Columbia)

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EZFeed Policy

Place District of Columbia
Applies to Municipality District of Columbia


Name Well Permits (District of Columbia)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Coal with CCS, Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator District Department of the Environment
Primary Website http://green.dc.gov/service/water-district

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source http://green.dc.gov/node/9782


Well permits are required for the installation of wells in private and public space. Wells are defined as any trest hole, shaft, or soil excavation created by any means including, but not limited to, drilling, coring, boring, washing, driving, digging, or jetting, for purposes including, but not limited to, locating, testing, diverting, artificially recharging, or withdrawing fluids, or for the purpose of underground injection.

Policy Contact

Department District Department of the Environment
Division Water Quality Division
Address 1200 First Street NE

Place Washington, D.C.
Zip/Postal Code 20002
Phone 202.535.2600


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

Authority 1: DC Official Code §§ 8- 1301