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Water wells and ground source heat exchange systems directive

Description

The directive outlines requirements for drilling, construction and reclamation of water wells previously found in Part 7 of the Water (Ministerial) Regulation and include requirements for the drilling of vertical closed-loop ground source heat exchange wells (cased or uncased boreholes) completed above Alberta’ base of groundwater protection (the depth at which groundwater is estimated to transition from non-saline to saline). The requirements in the Directive are deemed enforceable by reference in the Water (Ministerial) Regulation. The Directive does not apply to horizontal or submerged closed-loop ground source heat exchange systems.

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Title and publication information

Alternative Title

AEP Water Quality 2018 No.3

Alternative Title

Wells directive

Extent

25 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Environment and Parks

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Topic
Environment

Resource Dates

Date Created

2018-12-11

Date Added

2018-12-11T17:57:09.912283

Date Modified

2018-12-11

Date Issued

2018-12-11

Audience information

Identifiers

ISBN (pdf)

9781460141588

Usage / Licence

Usage Considerations

This is Directive is referenced under the Water (Ministerial) Regulation.

Contact

Contact Name

Alberta Environment and Parks