Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
2/3/2023

Part VIII. Miscellaneous

9VAC25-610-360. (Repealed.)

Historical Notes

Derived from VR680-13-07 § 8.1, eff. September 22, 1993; amended, Virginia Register Volume 35, Issue 25, eff. September 4, 2019; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 39, Issue 5, eff. November 23, 2022.

9VAC25-610-370. Control of naturally flowing wells.

The owner of any well that naturally flows, in any portion of the Commonwealth, shall either:

1. Permanently abandon the well in accordance with the Virginia Department of Health's Private Well Construction Regulations; or

2. Equip the well with valves that will completely stop the flow of groundwater when it is not being applied to a beneficial use.

Statutory Authority

§ 62.1-256 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR680-13-07 § 8.2, eff. September 22, 1993; amended, Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 5, eff. January 1, 2014.

9VAC25-610-380. Statewide information requirements.

The department may require any person withdrawing groundwater for any purpose anywhere in the Commonwealth, whether or not declared to be a groundwater management area, to furnish to the department such information that may be necessary to carry out the provisions of the Ground Water Management Act of 1992. Groundwater withdrawals that occur in conjunction with activities related to the exploration and production of oil, gas, coal, or other minerals regulated by the Department of Energy are exempt from any information reporting requirements.

Statutory Authority

§ 62.1-256 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR680-13-07 § 8.3, eff. September 22, 1993; amended, Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 5, eff. January 1, 2014; Volume 38, Issue 3, eff. October 27, 2021; Volume 39, Issue 5, eff. November 23, 2022.

9VAC25-610-390. Statewide right to inspection and entry.

Upon presentation of credentials the department, or any duly authorized agent, shall have the power to enter, at reasonable times and under reasonable circumstances, any establishment or upon any property, public or private, located anywhere in the Commonwealth for the purposes of obtaining information, conducting surveys or inspections, or inspecting wells and springs to ensure compliance with any regulations adopted by the board or permits, standards, policies, rules, rulings, and special orders which the department may adopt, issue or establish to carry out the provisions of the Ground Water Management Act of 1992 and this chapter.

Statutory Authority

§ 62.1-256 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR680-13-07 § 8.4, eff. September 22, 1993; amended, Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 5, eff. January 1, 2014; Volume 39, Issue 5, eff. November 23, 2022.

9VAC25-610-400. (Repealed.)

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 15, Issue 5, eff. January 1, 1999; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 5, eff. January 1, 2014.

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