Posted on August 31st, 2015

Does it cost anything to register my well? There is no charge for registering an existing well (drilled before 2009). What if I need to drill a new well? You must register your new well PRIOR to drilling. Oftentimes, a drilling company will register the well on your behalf but the responsibility falls on the landowner. Check with your driller. In addition, all new wells must comply with, or obtain a variance for, the following rules: Property must be at least 2 acres. Well must be drilled at least 50 feet from the nearest property line. Well must be drilled at least 150 ft away from any other registered wells. To see a full list of requirements, click here. To apply for an exception to the minimum spacing requirements you can download a copy of the form here. What if I purchased property with a well already on it? As the current landowner you are required to file a registration form to show a transfer of ownership. What does the District do with the information on the regis...Read More