Non-mining UIC Permits

Underground Injection Control (UIC) Program

The Underground Injection Control (UIC) program is designed to ensure that fluids injected underground will not endanger drinking water sources. The Division of Water and Waste Management regulates non-mining Class 5 injection wells. These wells include agriculture drainage wells, improved sinkholes, industrial disposal wells,stormwater wells and septic systems that have the capacity to serve 20 or more people. The following state codes address UIC regulations; 47CSR9, 47CSR13 and 47CSR55. The Division of Mining and Reclamation oversees all mining UIC permits.

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Contact Information

For questions about Industrial UIC and Stormwater UIC permits contact:

Don Criss, Geologist 3
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Water and Waste Management
Phone: (304) 354-0474
Email: Don.R.Criss@wv.gov

For questions about Sewage UIC permits/Non-mining UIC permits contact:

Connie Anderson, Environmental Resources Program Manager 3
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Water and Waste Management
601 57th St. SE
Charleston, WV 25304
Phone: (304) 926-0499 x43878
Email: Connie.J.Anderson@wv.gov