Water Management Plans


Effective August 29, 2011, West Virginia Code of State Rules § 35-8 mandates that all horizontal well permit applications submitted to the Office of Oil and Gas include a Water Management Plan if more than two hundred ten thousand (210,000) gallons of water will be used in conjunction with drilling, fracturing, or stimulating that well. Water Management Plan/Water Addendum application forms and instructions are now available below.

Additional Tools

Water Management Plans for Horizontal Drilling Permits

Water Management Plans for Centralized Impoundments or Pits

Entrainment and Impingement Prevention, Best Management Practice