Landowners are required to apply for a permit prior to drilling and production of water of any well expected to produce 17.5 gallons of water per minute or more. 

How do you get a well permit? Check out this video or click here for an information sheet.
"Pre-application" form for water well permits
 Exempt well registration form

MINIMUM SPACING OF WELLS IN THE OGALLALA or EDWARDS-TRINITY (HIGH PLAINS) AQUIFER

Well Production Minimum Distance From Nearest Valid Well Or Proposed Well Site Minimum Distance From Nearest Property Line
17.5 to 70 g.p.m 100 Yards 25 Yards
71 to 165 g.p.m 200 Yards 50 Yards
166 to 265 g.p.m 300 Yards 75 Yards
266 to 390 g.p.m 350 Yards 87.5 Yards
391 to 560 g.p.m 400 Yards 100 Yards
561 to 1000 g.p.m 500 Yards 125 Yards
Greater than a 1000 g.p.m 540 Yards 135 Yards

MINIMUM SPACING OF WELLS IN THE DOCKUM ("SANTA ROSA") AQUIFER 

Well Production Minimum Distance From Nearest Valid Well Or Proposed Well Site Minimum Distance From Nearest Property Line
17.5 to 70 g.p.m 100 Yards 25 Yards
71 to 165 g.p.m 200 Yards 50 Yards
166 to 265 g.p.m 300 Yards 75 Yards
266 to 500 g.p.m 880 Yards 100 Yards
Greater than a 500 g.p.m 1760 Yards 135 Yards

For more information on water well permits or spacing requirements, contact Juan Pena.