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Underground Injection Control

The Groundwater Discharges Section reviews and permits the use of underground injection wells in Delaware. The only injection wells permitted in Delaware are those that are used to inject non-hazardous fluids underground. These are known as Class V wells.

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Water Allocation

The Water Allocation Branch oversees major water withdrawals, greater than 50,000 gallons per day, from any surface water or groundwater source in Delaware. The Branch conducts long-term water supply planning and water conservation efforts, in coordination with public and private sector partners. And it collects, manages and evaluates water use data for more than 500
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Well Permits

The Well Permits Branch manages and issues well construction and use permits for wells that withdraw 50,000 gallons or less of water daily. The Branch inspects wells and licenses companies and individuals who construct wells and install and repair or service pumps in and for wells. And it maintains data on the construction and status
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Construction of Monitor and Observation Wells

Monitor and observation wells constructed in Delaware shall conform to the requirements of the State of Delaware Regulations Governing the Construction and Use of Wells (1997). This document reiterates some of the requirements found in the regulations. It also establishes additional criteria for the design and construction of monitor and observation wells intended to assist
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