Established minimum depths for disposal wells


The following depths are the absolute minimum depths which will be permitted. Depths greater than those given may be required for some areas.


South-central Kansas

Barber
Base of the Stone Corral Anhydrite.
Barton
Base of the Stone Corral Anhydrite
Butler
500 feet.
Comanche
The base of the Cedar Hills Sandstone
Cowley
700 feet
Edwards
Top of "Red Beds" except in all of Ranges 16 and 17 and the E/2 of Range 18--Base of Stone Corral Anhydrite.
Harper
500 feet.
Harvey
Range 2 East - 500 feet; all other areas - 1000 feet.
Kingman
500 feet.
Kiowa
Base of the Cedar Hills Sandstone.
Marion
500 feet
McPherson
1000 feet
Pawnee
Top of "Red Beds" except in all of Ranges 16 and 17 and the E/2 of Range 18--Base of the Stone Corral Anhydrite
Pratt
Base of the Stone Corral Anhydrite.
Reno
Township 22 South, Range 4 West and 5 West; Township 23 South, Range 4 West and 5 West; Township 23 South, Range 5 West; Township 24 South, Range 4 West and 5 West; Township 24 South, Range 5 West and Township 25 South, Range 4 West--1000 feet
All other areas--500 feet.
Rice
500 feet
Rush
Top of "Red Beds" except in all of Ranges 16 and 17 and the E/2 of Range 18--Base of the Stone Corral Anhydrite
Sedgwick
Range 2 East and 4 West--500 feet
All other areas--1000 feet.
Stafford
500 feet
Sumner
500 feet.

 

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