TITLE 62: MINING
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
PART 240 THE ILLINOIS OIL AND GAS ACT
SECTION 240.930 PRODUCED WATER
Section 240.930 Produced Water
a) All produced water collected for temporary storage shall be placed in tanks or permitted concrete storage structures in accordance with Subpart H of this Part. Containment dikes around tanks shall not be used for storage of produced water.
b) Except as provided in subsection (c) below, all produced water shall be transported by flowlines or a licensed liquid oilfield waste hauler to a permitted Class II UIC well for disposal.
c) Produced water shall not be disposed of into any surface water or water drainage way or onto the land surface unless an NPDES or surface discharge application permit has been obtained from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency ("IEPA").
(Source: Amended at 19 Ill. Reg. 10981, effective July 14, 1995)