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.


Southeast Kansas

Allen
350 feet
Anderson
350 feet
Bourbon
300 feet and above the top of Mississippian in Township 24 South, Range 24 and 25 E; Township 25 South, Range 23, 24, 25 East; Township 26 South, Range 22, 23, 24, 25 East; Township 27 South, Range 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 East.
Chase
500 feet
Chautauqua
Ranges 8, 9 and 10 East--500 feet
Ranges 11, 12, 13 East--450 feet
Cherokee
Below the top of Precambrian
Coffee
500 feet
Crawford
200 feet and above top of Mississippian
Elk
Ranges 8, 9, 10 East--500 feet
Ranges 11, 12, 13 East--450 feet
Franklin
500 feet east of U.S. Highway 59
700 feet west of U.S. Highway 59
Greenwood
Townships 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 South, Ranges 12, 13 East--400 feet
In all other areas--500 feet
Labette
Ranges 17, 18 and 19 East--350 feet
Ranges 20, 21 East--350 feet and above the top of the Mississippi except that the upper 100 feet of the Mississippi may be used for disposal of water containing no more than 4000 milligrams per liter of chlorides.
Linn
300 feet in western half
500 feet in eastern half
Lyon
500 feet
Miami
350 feet
Montgomery
400 feet
Neosho
350 feet and above the top of the Mississippian in Township 27 South, Range 21 East; Township 28 South, Range 21 East; Township 29 South, Range 20, 21 East; Township 30 South, Range 20, 21 East.
Wilson
350 feet
Woodson
350 feet

 

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