Kan. Admin. Regs. § 5-25-2 - Well spacing

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) With the exception of those wells described in subsection (b), the minimum spacing of all wells described in an application to appropriate water for beneficial use, other than those wells for domestic use, shall be 1,320 feet from the following:
(1) All other non-domestic wells and proposed non-domestic wells that carry an earlier priority; and
(2) baseflow nodes.

Non-domestic wells shall be 660 feet from all existing domestic wells, except those domestic wells owned by the applicant.

(b)
(1) Each replacement well drilled within 300 feet of the originally authorized point of diversion shall be exempt from the well spacing requirement of subsection (a).
(2) Each non-domestic well that proposes the withdrawal of groundwater from the Dakota aquifer or any bedrock aquifer shall be one mile from all other wells withdrawing groundwater from the same formation, including domestic wells, except those domestic wells owned by the applicant.
(3) Each new well that enables the establishment of augmentation in the Rattlesnake creek subbasin pursuant to K.S.A. 82a-706b, and amendments thereto, in relation to other wells that enable or provide augmentation shall be exempt from the well spacing requirement of subsection (a).

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 5-25-2
Authorized by K.S.A. 82a-706a and K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 82a-1028; implementing K.S.A. 82a-706a and K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 82a-1028; effective May 1, 1980; amended April 19, 1996; amended Oct. 31, 2003; amended by Kansas Register Volume 38, No. 44; effective Nov. 15, 2019.

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