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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 630. Private Well Regulations

12VAC5-630-30. Purpose of regulations.

These regulations have been promulgated by the State Board of Health to:

1. Ensure that all private wells are located, constructed and maintained in a manner which does not adversely affect ground water resources, or the public welfare, safety and health;

2. Guide the State Health Commissioner in his determination of whether a permit for construction of a private well should be issued or denied;

3. Guide the owner or his agent in the requirements necessary to secure a permit for construction of a private well; and

4. Guide the owner or his agent in the requirements necessary to secure an inspection statement following construction.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-176 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-34-100 § 1.3, eff. April 1, 1992.

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