Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Private Well Regulations [12 VAC 5 ‑ 630]
Amend Private Well Regulations to Comply with Statutory Changes
General Information
Action Summary The State Board of Health proposes to amend 12VAC5-630, the Private Well Regulations, by 1) establishing requirements for express geothermal permits, and 2) establishing minimum well yield requirements for residential drinking water wells.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [001953]
Associated Mandates
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
5313 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/16/2012.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Allen Knapp  / Director, Div'n of Onsite Sewage, Water Services
Address: 109 Governor St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)864-7458    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-