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Underground Injection Control (UIC)

Class V Guidance Documents for Owners, Operators, And Regulatory Agencies

EPA developed guidance documents to help owners and operators as well as regulatory agencies comply with the requirements for Class V wells. Links to Portable Document Format (PDF) versions of each guidance document are provided below. To order a copy of any of these documents, please call the Safe Drinking Water Hotline at (800) 426-4791.

Guidance for operators:

  • Small Entity Compliance Guide - How the New Motor Vehicle Waste Disposal Well Rule Affects Your Business 

Guidance Documents for regulatory agencies:

  • State Implementation Guide: Revisions to the Underground Injection Control Regulations for Class V Injection Wells
  • State Implementation Guide: Revisions to the Underground Injection Control Regulations for Class V Injection Wells - Appendices
  • Technical Assistance Document for Delineating "Other Sensitive Ground Water Areas"
  • When are Storm Water Discharges Regulated as Class V Wells?
  • When Is A Septic System Regulated as a Class V Well?
  • Conversion of a Motor Vehicle Waste Disposal Well - A UIC Director's Guide
  • Identifying and Prioritizing Enforcement Cases at Class V Wells and Available Enforcement Options
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