Irion County Water Conservation District
P.O. Box 10
Mertzon, Texas 76941
325-835-2015

Rules

 Rules Excerpt

RULE 3.101 REGISTRATION REQUIRED

        (a) Well registration is required for all existing and future wells, whether exempt or non-exempt, within the District and shall be filed in the District Office on a form(s) and in the manner required by the District.

 

RULE 3.102 PREREGISTRATION FOR ALL NEW WELLS

        (a) A completed preregistration application (Notice of Intent to Drill), furnished by the District, shall be filed with the District at least five (5) business days prior to drilling of any new well.

  

RULE 3.106 VIOLATION OF DISTRICT RULES

        (a) It is a violation of the District Rules for a well owner, operator/lessee, or water well driller to drill any well until a preregistration application (Notice of Intent to Drill) has been filed with the District and approved.

 

 RULE 3.202 EXEMPTIONS FROM PERMITTING

        (a) The following wells do not require a permit from the District:

                (1) any well for which the District is prohibited from requiring a permit according to Section 36.117, Texas Water Code; and

                (2) any well used solely for providing water for domestic or livestock use on a tract of land that is 10 acres or less.

        (b) Unless otherwise provided by Section 36.117, Texas Water Code, all exempt wells shall comply with the District’s requirements for registration, preregistration, spacing, submittal of well logs, and any applicable construction standards.

 

 

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