Will I have to permit my water well that I use for domestic use? Livestock use?
If the well is capable of pumping more than 35 gallons per minute (50,000 gallons per day), it will require a permit.
Is my lawn sprinkler system considered irrigation? Watering a typical lawn or garden would fall into the category of domestic use and would require a permit if the well is capable of pumping more than 35 gallons per minute (50,000 gallons per day). Irrigation of crops does require a permit.
Do rig supply wells require a permit?
By state law, wells supplying water to a rig drilling for hydrocarbons are exempt.
Do wells drilled for fracking require a permit?
Possibly. Contact our office to discuss further.
What does it cost to permit my well?
For new wells, Class A is $ 25.00, Class B is $ 50.00 and Class C is $ 75.00.
Does my well need to be metered?
All Class C wells require a meter, however, the Board reserves the right to require a meter on other permitted wells.
Are there screening restrictions for permitted wells?
Class A and Class B permitted wells do not have screening restrictions. Class C permitted wells may not screen within the first 200 feet.