Wells and Borings Well Management Program - EH: Minnesota Department of Health

Wells and Borings
Well Management Program

The Minnesota Department of Health's Well Management Program protects both public health and groundwater by assuring the proper construction of new wells and borings, and the proper sealing of unused wells and borings.

Topic Areas:

  • Construction of Wells and Borings

  • Geothermal, exploratory borings, isolation distances, Well Owner's Handbook, financial assistance, and other construction information.
  • Contractor Information

  • Advisory council, approved products and materials, continuing education, fee information, licensing, and forms.
  • Fees

  • State fees for well construction notifications, well sealing notifications, variance requests, permits, licenses, rig/hoist registrations, and well disclosures.
  • Laws and Rules

  • Laws and rules related to wells and borings, Rules Handbook.
  • Online Services

  • Certified laboratories/well water testing, e-Well Disclosure logins, well contractor directory, Minnesota Well Index, and well disclosure look-up.
  • Resources

  • Links to local, state, and federal agencies; professional/trade associations; and certification organizations.
  • Special Construction Areas

  • Flowing wells and borings, special well and boring construction areas, wellhead protection, and DNR groundwater management areas.
  • Well Disclosure/Property Transfer

  • e-Well Disclosure information and county/filer login, well disclosure information and form, and look-up of previously filed disclosures..
  • About Us

  • About the Well Management Program, Delegated Well Programs, our newsletter, and contact us.
Updated Monday, October 29, 2018 at 10:48AM