Well Management
About Us

The Well Management Program:

  • Establishes standards for construction and sealing of wells and borings ("Minnesota Well Code").
  • Licenses contractors who construct, repair, and seal wells and borings.
  • Administers permits and notifications to construct and seal wells and borings.
  • Inspects the construction of new wells and borings, and the sealing of old wells and borings.
  • Follows up with property owners after property transfer to seal unused wells.
  • Maintains records on wells and borings.
  • Provides information, training, and technical assistance to contractors, other professionals, and the public.
  • Responds to well and well water quality problems caused by groundwater contamination events and natural disasters such as floods.

    Contact Us

    Contact the Well Management Section
    including district offices

Updated Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 02:50PM