(a) It is unlawful, and a violation of this chapter, for any person to drill a water
well or geothermal well within this state, unless the following provisions are complied
(1) The driller of such well shall be licensed as provided in § 69-10-102;
(2) The driller shall, at all times during the drilling of such well, keep posted
in a conspicuous location, at or near the well being drilled, a copy of the appropriate
(3) The driller of a water well or geothermal well, after the completion of the drilling
of each well, shall deliver to the commissioner upon forms to be supplied by the commissioner,
a report of well driller by a date determined by the commissioner to contain at least
the following information:
(A) The name and address of the well owner;
(B) The location of the well;
(C) The date upon which the well was completed; and
(D) The log of the well.
(b) The commissioner shall have the authority to inspect and approve or disapprove,
based on the requirements of this chapter, the drilling of any water well or geothermal
well, the installation and repair of well pumps or water treatment devices, the installation
and repair of all conduits, valves, or other appurtenances that convey water between
the well and any building, structure or any water discharge point.
(c) All water wells and geothermal wells shall be drilled, dug, constructed, altered,
maintained, and closed in accordance with all standards and requirements established
by rules promulgated under this chapter.
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