Wells

  1. Abandoning Wells
  2. Grout Inspection
  3. Permit
  4. Records
  5. Setback Requirements
  6. Water Sample Procedure
  7. Well Head Inspection
  8. Well Testing & Disinfecting

The owner of a well must abandon the well within 30 days of a Notice to Abandon issued by the local Health Department. Within 30 days of commencement of construction, the owner or Certified Well Drilling Contractor must abandon a well that will not be placed into service. Abandoning of a well must be documented on North Carolina State Form GW-30, Well Abandonment Form. The local Health Department must be given a minimum of 24 hours notice of all well abandonment activities.

Well Abandonment Guide (PDF)

State Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Section

Rules governing water supplies