|(a) The owner or operator of an injection well facility, except
for those wells listed under subsection (b) of this section, must submit to
the executive director prior to construction (or within one year after January
1, 1982 if the well existed on that date), an inventory for each facility
(1) the name of the facility;
(2) the name and address of legal contact;
(3) the ownership of the facility;
(4) the nature, type and operating status of the injection
(5) the location, depth, and construction of each well.
(b) Drillers of closed loop and air conditioning return flow
injection wells authorized by rule shall inventory wells after construction
by submitting the form provided by the executive director as required under §331.132(b)(3)
of this title (relating to Construction Standards).
(c) Failure to comply with this section shall constitute grounds
for termination of authorization by rule.
(d) Owners or operators of all Class V wells, with the exception
of closed loop and air conditioning return flow wells, shall submit the inventory
information required under subsection (a) of this section for review, modification,
and approval by the executive director. The owner or operator of a Class V
well must obtain approval from the executive director prior to construction,
conversion, or operation of the well.
(e) Owners and operators of subsurface fluid distribution systems
and improved sinkholes in existence on the effective date of this rule must
submit the inventory information for these Class V wells to the executive
director within one year of the effective date of these rules. Owners and
operators of new subsurface fluid distribution systems and improved sinkholes
must submit inventory information as required under subsection (d) of this
|Source Note: The provisions of this §331.10 adopted to be effective May 13, 1986, 11 TexReg 1980; amended to be effective July 5, 1989, 14 TexReg 3047; amended to be effective April 28, 1997, 22 TexReg 3526; amended to be effective July 12, 2001, 26 TexReg 5019