Water

Save the Date: 2021 Annual Forum September 26-29 | Salt Lake City, Utah  More Information

Save the Date: 2021 Annual Forum September 26-29 | Salt Lake City, Utah  More Information

News

04/2021

RBDMS WellFinder Adds Kansas Data

The state of Kansas has joined 13 other oil and gas states whose well data is now featured in the RB...Read More
03/2021

Updated State Guide Addresses Seismicity Induced by Fluid Injection

The State Oil and Gas Regulatory Exchange (Exchange) released today a third edition of its report on...Read More
02/2021

IN OUR OPINION Stormwater - A Beneficial Resource or a Contaminant: Infiltrate With Caution

Stormwater is a valuable resource that, with proper infiltration, can provide new groundwater resour...Read More

Events

02/09/2021 – 08/31/2021

The Ground Water Protection Council is pleased to present a FREE monthly educational series from January– August 2021, focusing on the latest issues related to groundwater protection and underground injection control across the country.

Geared toward our state members, federal partners, and industry and academic communities, these virtual webinars will cover a variety of topics.

09/26/2021 – 09/29/2021

The GWPC brings it all together with an in-person multi-day Annual Forum conference in the month of September. The GWPC Annual Forum is the place for attendees to continue the discussion on topics of importance through live sessions, interactive roundtables and discussion groups, and networking opportunities. Registration fees and hotel information will be announced soon.

Publications

06/15/2021

Injection Wells: A Guide to Their Use, Operation, and Regulation (2021 Update)

The purpose of this guide is to provide introductory information about groundwater and the Underg...

03/31/2021

Potential Induced Seismicity Guide: A Resource of Technical and Regulatory Considerations Associated with Fluid Injection

The State Oil and Gas Regulatory Exchange (Exchange) released today a third edition of its ...

09/01/2020

State of Kansas Class II UIC Program Peer Review

Published September 2020

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02/01/2020

U.S. Produced Water Volumes And Management Practices In 2017

In February 2020, the Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC) and Ground Water Research & Educ...

06/24/2019

Produced Water Report: Regulations, Current Practices & Needs

The GWPC released a 'Produced Water Report' on June 24, 2019, that examines current regulati...

About Us

The Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC) is a nonprofit 501(c)6 organization whose members consist of state ground water regulatory agencies which come together within the GWPC organization to mutually work toward the protection of the nation’s ground water supplies. The purpose of the GWPC is to promote and ensure the use of best management practices and fair but effective laws regarding comprehensive ground water protection.

Our mission is to promote the protection and conservation of ground water resources for all beneficial uses, recognizing ground water as a critical component of the ecosystem. We provide an important forum for stakeholder communication and research in order to improve governments’ role in the protection and conservation of groundwater.

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