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Abandoned Water Wells

Abandoned or deteriorated water wells are under the jurisdiction of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

See the TDLRs website for more information on:

Also see: Landowner's Guide to Plugging Abandoned Water Wells 
This Texas Groundwater Protection Committee guide, published by the TCEQ, includes step-by-step information on well plugging and outlines the role of landowners, licensed well contractors, groundwater conservation districts, the TDLR, and others.

For more information on groundwater protection and abandoned wells, visit the Texas Groundwater Protection Committee websiteExit the TCEQ