SUBCHAPTER 2C ‑ WELL CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS

 

SECTION .0100 ‑ CRITERIA AND STANDARDS APPLICABLE TO WATER‑SUPPLY AND

CERTAIN OTHER TYPE WELLS

 

15A NCAC 02C .0101       GENERAL PROVISIONS

(a)  Authorization.  The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission is required, under the provisions of Chapter 87, Article 7, Section 87, General Statutes of North Carolina (short title:  North Carolina Well Construction Act) to adopt appropriate rules governing the location, construction, repair, and abandonment of wells, and the installation and repair of pumps and pumping equipment.

(b)  Purpose. Consistent with the duty to safeguard the public welfare, safety, health, and to protect and beneficially develop the groundwater resources of the state, it is declared to be the policy of this state to require that the location, construction, repair and abandonment of wells, and the installation of pumps and pumping equipment conform to such reasonable standards and requirements as may be necessary to protect the public welfare, safety, health, and ground water resources.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 87‑87;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. December 1, 1992; July 1, 1988.