Wellhead Protection Area Act (Nebraska)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Name||Wellhead Protection Area Act (Nebraska)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy|
|Program Administrator||Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality|
This section regulates activities which can occur on or below the land surface of the area surrounding a wellhead. The purpose of these regulations is to limit well contamination and preserve drinking water safety. The statute discusses the boundaries and designation of a wellhead, and grants authority to the Environmental Quality Council to adopt rules and regulations relevant to wellhead protection.
|Department||Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality|
|Division||Wellhead Protection Program (WHP)|
|Address||1200 ‘N’ Street, Suite 400|
|Address 2||PO Box 98922|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Neb. Rev. Stat. 46-15xx|