Snapshot of SCUWCD Rules
RULE 3.101 REGISTRATION REQUIRED
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
An administratively complete 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, exempt or non-exempt.
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.
(b) It is a violation of the District rules for a well owner, operator/lessee to produce groundwater from a non-exempt well that has not been issued a permit.
RULE 5.102 MINIMUM SPACING OF ALL WELLS
(a). All new wells, both exempt and non-exempt, must comply with the spacing and location requirements established by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation as set forth under Title 16, Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 76, Water Well Drillers and Pump Installers Rules, and must comply with the requirements of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as set forth under Title 30, Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 285, On-Site Sewage Facilities.
(b) No new well may be drilled closer than three hundred thirty (330) feet to any property line as per the metes and bounds, except within the City of Sterling City.
RULE 5.103 ADDITIONAL SPACING REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-EXEMPT WELLS
No non-exempt wells shall be drilled closer than six hundred sixty (660) feet to any existing or proposed non-exempt well completed in the same aquifer.