Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Ground Water Withdrawal Regulations [9 VAC 25 ‑ 610]
Amendment to the Groundwater Withdrawal Regulations (Rev. A15)
Action 4447
General Information
Action Summary Chapter 465 of the 2015 Virginia Acts of Assembly amended ยง 62.1-258 of the Code of Virginia, in part, to add a requirement that private wells constructed in a ground water management area be registered with the Board by the certified water well systems provider within 30 days of the completion of well construction. The proposed amendments to 9VAC25 Chapter 610 include (i) a new section that requires registration of private wells as specified in law by submission of a form to be provided by the Department and provides the minimum information needed by the Department for registration purposes, and (ii) an amended section that adds definitions necessary to implement the new requirements.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004469]
Associated Mandates Registration of Private Wells Located in Ground Water Management Areas
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
7345 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/22/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Gary Graham 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4103    FAX: (804)698-4019    TDD: ()-