Kan. Admin. Regs. § 82-3-112 - Shut-off test; when required

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

Whenever it appears to the conservation division that any water from any well is migrating or infiltrating into oil-bearing or gas-bearing strata or that any detrimental substances are infiltrating any fresh and usable water, a shut-off test may be required by the conservation division, to be made at the expense of the operator or owner of that well. The time and procedure for the taking of the test shall be fixed by the conservation division. Reasonable notice of the test shall be given to the owner or operator.

The person legally responsible for the proper care and control of any abandoned oil or gas well from which water is migrating or infiltrating into any oil-bearing or gas-bearing strata, or from which any detrimental substances are infiltrating any fresh or usable water, shall immediately plug or repair the well in accordance with K.A.R. 82-3-114 or 82-3-115 and shall prevent the infiltration of oil, gas, salt water or other detrimental substances into underground fresh and usable water strata.

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Kan. Admin. Regs. § 82-3-112
Authorized by K.S.A. 55-602; implementing K.S.A. 55-157; effective, T-83-44, Dec. 8, 1982; effective May 1, 1983; amended May 1, 1984; amended May 1, 1988.

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