Deleting an Amazon EBS Volume
After you no longer need an Amazon EBS volume, you can delete it. After deletion, its data is gone and the volume can't be attached to any instance. However, before deletion, you can store a snapshot of the volume, which you can use to re-create the volume later.
To delete a volume, it must be in the
available state (not attached to an
To delete an EBS volume using the console
Open the Amazon EC2 console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/ec2/.
In the navigation pane, choose Volumes.
Select a volume and choose Actions, Delete Volume.
In the confirmation dialog box, choose Yes, Delete.