TITLE 35: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
SUBTITLE F: PUBLIC WATER SUPPLIES
CHAPTER I: POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD
PART 617 REGULATED RECHARGE AREAS
SECTION 617.135 ABANDONED AND IMPROPERLY PLUGGED WELL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM


 

Section 617.135  Abandoned and Improperly Plugged Well Assistance Program

 

The Department of Public Health and Department of Natural Resources may develop an assistance program for abandoned and improperly plugged water supply wells as follows:

 

a)         The Department of Natural Resources and Department of Public Health must develop educational materials on the requirements for properly plugging abandoned water supply wells within a regulated recharge area.

 

b)         The Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Public Health must work within a school district to develop, and implement an educational program utilizing the materials developed under subsection (a) of this Section on the requirements for properly plugging abandoned water supply wells within, or within the service area, of the water supply within a regulated recharge area.

 

c)         The water supply associated with a regulated recharge area will distribute the educational materials developed under subsection (a) of this Section to the water users within the service area.

 

d)         The Department of Natural Resources must work with a school district in the service area associated with a regulated recharge area to develop and implement groundwater protection information on the proper plugging requirements of abandoned water supply wells.

 

(Source:  Added at 25 Ill. Reg. 10350, effective September 1, 2001)