26.04.04.14

.14 Notification of Well Construction Activities.

A. Water Supply Wells.

(1) The permittee shall notify the Approving Authority on the business day prior to commencing well drilling activities to allow the Approving Authority the opportunity to inspect.

(2) The Approving Authority may require that the permittee provide notice before commencing a yield test in Hydrogeologic Area 3.

(3) The Approving Authority may require that the permittee provide notice before the installation of the pitless adapter or pitless unit.

(4) The Approving Authority may require that the permittee provide notification prior to commencing grouting activities to allow them the opportunity to inspect.

B. Nonpotable, Monitoring, and Geothermal Wells.

(1) The Approving Authority may require the permittee give notice in advance of commencing well construction activities on monitoring wells and nonpotable wells.

(2) The permittee shall notify the Approving Authority one business day prior to commencing well drilling activities of geothermal wells.

C. A well driller shall notify a municipality if the well will be drilled inside the municipality's corporate boundary line or if the well will be drilled 1 mile or less outside the municipality's corporate boundary line.