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Cost Share Programs - Community Conservation Assistance Program (CCAP)


Abandoned Well Closure

The sealing and permanent closure of a supply well no longer in use. This practice serves to prevent entry of contaminated surface water, animals, debris or other foreign substances into the well. It also serves to eliminate the physical hazards of an open hole to people, animals and machinery.

Maintenance Period
  • 1 year
BMP Units
  • Each
Required Effects
  • None
JAA/NRCS Standards
Cost Information
  • Actual cost - paid based on receipts
  • Maxmimum cost share amount $1,500 (75%) OR $1,800 (90%)
CS2 Reference Materials
  • NC-AgWRAP 11 Signature Page
  • Map with BMP location, fields and roads
  • Receipts
  • Well Abandonment Record (GW-30)
Additional Spot-check Requirements
  • Inspected within 9-12 months following closure to ensure surface water is properly diverted and closure is adequate

CCAP Policy Summary

Common CS2 Components

Component Units


Design Standards

NCDA&CS Division of Soil & Water Conservation, Vernon Cox, Director
Mailing Address: 1614 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1614
Physical Address: 216 West Jones Street, Raleigh North Carolina 27603
Phone: 919.707.3770

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