Injection Permit Types

The Railroad Commission of Texas regulates several types of injection wells under a federally approved Underground Injection Control (UIC) program under the Safe Drinking Water Act. These include wells for enhanced recovery, waste disposal, and brine mining. The Commission also regulates wells for underground hydrocarbon storage. Learn more about the different types of injection wells.


EPA Evaluations of Texas Underground Control Program

The Railroad Commission of Texas receives a yearly U.S. Environmental Protection Agency evaluation for its work protecting underground sources of drinking water through the RRC’s Underground Injection Control Program.