Plugging Abandoned Wells in Iowa, March 18, 2019

(2019) Plugging Abandoned Wells in Iowa, March 18, 2019. Natural Resources, Department of

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Abstract

Abandoned wells should be properly plugged, renovated to today’s well protection standards, or repaired, capped, and designated as a “standby” well. Each of these options is designed to meet the goals of protecting groundwater from further contamination and eliminating safety hazards.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Earth Science, Geology, Iowa, oil, gas, wells, abandoned wells
Subjects: Natural resources and environment
Natural resources and environment > Earth sciences
Natural resources and environment > Water resources
ID Code: 34770
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 16 Dec 2020 15:38
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2020 15:38
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/34770