OAR 690-220-0070
Abandonment of Artesian Wells

In addition to OAR 690-220-0040 (Abandonment of Cased Wells) and 690-220-0050 (Abandonment of Uncased Wells), the flow of artesian water supply wells to be abandoned shall be confined or restricted by cement grout applied under pressure, or by the use of a suitable well packer, or a wooden plug placed at the bottom of the confining formation immediately above the artesian water-bearing zone. Cement grout or concrete shall be used to effectively fill the well to land surface. (See Figure 220-4, 1986.)
[ED. NOTE: Figures referenced are available from the agency.]

Source: Rule 690-220-0070 — Abandonment of Artesian Wells, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=690-220-0070.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 690-220-0070’s source at or​.us