Dry well definition

Dry well means a type of infiltration practice that allows storm water run-off to flow directly into the ground via a bored or otherwise excavated opening in the ground surface.
Dry well means a well which is not a productive well or a service well. A productive well is a well which is capable of producing oil and gas in commercial quantities or in quantities considered by the operator to be sufficient to justify the costs required to complete, equip and produce the well.
Dry well means a well which is not a productive well or a service well. A productive well is a well which is capable of producing oil and gas in commercial quantities or in quantities considered by the operator to be sufficient to justify the costs required to complete, equip and produce the well. A service well means a well such as a water or gas-injection, water-source or water-disposal well. Such wells do not have marketable reserves of crude oil or natural gas attributed to them but are essential to the production of the crude oil and natural gas reserves.

Examples of Dry well in a sentence

  • Dry well on an industrial property receiving runoff from surfaces other than roof areas.

  • Dry well walls shall be constructed of materials that permit passage of air and water.

  • Dry well design should not be required in the case of submersible pumps.

  • Aggregate: Dry, well graded, washed silica aggregate, approximately 1/8 inch in size and acceptable to underlayment manufacturer.

  • The Dry well detail shows a 4' high by 8' structure where the code (113-5-(6)-(b) call for 8' by 8'.


More Definitions of Dry well

Dry well means an excavation or structure (other than a soil absorption system meeting these regulations) constructed above the water table that has or can receive waste or wastewater, and from which the waste or wastewater has or can seep or discharge into the surrounding soil. A dry well is a failed or prohibited system for the purposes of these regulations.
Dry well means wells which are not sufficient for commercial production.
Dry well means a deep hole, covered and designed in such a manner so as to hold drainage water until it infiltrates into the ground.
Dry well means a USEPA-designated Class V storm water injection well: a bored, drilled, or driven shaft or dug hole whose depth is greater than the opening width at the widest point, for the subsurface infiltration of storm water.
Dry well means a covered pit with open-jointed lining through which drainage from roofs, basement floors or area-ways may seep or leach into the surrounding soil.
Dry well means "leaching well or pit" as defined by this administrative regulation.
Dry well means a seepage pit.