If you do not meet one of the exemptions above your injection well must be registered with us. There is no fee to register injection wells.
Authorized wells do not need a permit
The majority of the injection wells in Washington are rule-authorized — which means the injection well does not need a permit.
To be rule-authorized, a UIC well must meet two requirements:
Review or update the status of your well
You can view the approval status of your well online by reviewing your application.
The injection well owner (or designee) is responsible for keeping us informed of the status of the well, including whether the well is closing, changing ownership, or changing its use.
If information about your registration needs to be changed, please contact the UIC program coordinator.