26.04.04.33

.33 Well Owners' Responsibilities.

A. Every well shall be maintained in a condition to conserve and protect the ground water resource.

B. After the well is completed, the well owner is responsible for maintaining the upper terminal of the well as specified in this chapter.

C. The owner of a flowing artesian well shall maintain the upper terminal of the well to prevent the wasting of water as provided in this chapter.

D. After the well is completed, the well owner shall maintain the access port in a manner that prevents the entrance of water, dust, insects, or other foreign material and permits ready access for water level measurements.

E. After the well is completed, the well owner is responsible for maintaining the identification tag attached to the well.

F. Whenever work is done on the well, the work shall be done in accordance with this chapter.

G. The well owner shall disclose all special conditions written into an Interim Certificate of Potability or Certificate of Potability to any purchaser of the property served by a well before entering into a contract of sale or lease.