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.


Southwest Kansas

Clark
500 feet.
Finney
Top of Cedar Hill (Glorieta) Sandstone
Ford
Top of "Red Beds" but not less than 700 feet except in Townships 27, 28 and 29 in Ranges 21 and 22--Base of the Stone Corral Anhydrite.
Grant
Top of Cedar Hill Sandstone
In those areas of Township 27 South, Range 37 West and Township 27 South, Range 38 West, where the Cedar Hill Interval consists of salt--50 feet below the salt.
Gray
Top of Cedar Hill Sanstone
Where the Cedar Hill Interval consists of salt--50 feet below the salt section.
Greeley
Top of "Red Beds" but not less than 700 feet
Hamilton
Base of the Day Creek Dolomite but not less than 750 feet
Haskell
Top of Cedar Hill Sandstone
Hodgeman
Top of "Red Beds" but not less than 700 feet
Kearny
Top of Cedar Hill Sandstone
Where Cedar Hill consists of salt or shale (parts of western Kearny County)--base of the Day Creek Dolomite but not less than 750 feet except within four (4) miles of the Bear Creek Fault, then 50 feet below the Cedar Hill salt or shale section.
Lane
Top of "Red Beds" but not less than 700 feet
Meade
Range 30 West--Top of Cedar Hill Sandstone
Elsewhere in County--base of Stone Corral Formation (Anhydrite).
Morton
Top of Cedar Hill (Glorieta) Sandstone
Ness
Top of "Red Beds" but not less than 700 feet
Scott
Top of "Red Beds"
Seward
Top of Cedar Hill Sandstone
Stanton
Top of Cedar Hill Sandstone
In Township 27 South, Range 39 West, Township 27 South, Range 40 West, and other areas where the Cedar Hill Interval consists of salt--50 feet below the salt.
Stevens
Top of Cedar Hill Sandstone
Wichita
Top of "Red Beds"

 

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