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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 25. State Water Control Board
Chapter 610. Groundwater Withdrawal Regulations

9VAC25-610-42. Private well registration.

A. Each certified water well systems provider shall register with the department each private well, as defined in 9VAC25-610-10, that is constructed in a groundwater management area after September 22, 2016.

B. The registration shall be made within 30 calendar days of the completion of well construction.

C. Such registration shall be submitted to the department on a form, paper or electronic, provided by the department for registration purposes.

D. The following information, at a minimum, shall be required for each registration:

1. Contact information, including:

a. The well owner's name and mailing address; and

b. The certified water well system provider's name and mailing address.

2. The well location, including:

a. The physical address, tax map number, or grid parcel identification number (GPIN) of the property at which the well is located;

b. The subdivision name and appropriate section, block and lot numbers, if applicable; and

c. The latitude, longitude, and datum of the well.

3. The type of use of the well water.

4. Well construction information, including:

a. The well designation name or number;

b. The start and completion dates of well construction;

c. The depth of the well and borehole depth;

d. Borehole sizes;

e. Height of casing above the land surface, if applicable;

f. Size, depth, and material weight per foot or wall thickness of the casing, if applicable;

g. Size, type, and mesh of the screen or water zones, if applicable; and

h. The type of grout, grouting method, and type of seal, if applicable.

5. If a pump test is conducted, the pump test information, including:

a. Date and duration of test;

b. Pre-pumped static water level; and

c. Stabilized measured pumping level and yield.

6. Production pump intake depth, if applicable.

7. Drillers log.

8. The certified water well system provider's certification statement.

Statutory Authority

§ 62.1-256 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 25, eff. September 22, 2016; amended, Virginia Register Volume 39, Issue 5, eff. November 23, 2022.

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