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New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services


License Applications
Contractors or individuals wishing to engage in the business of well construction or the installation of water pumps must be licensed. See our page on licensing for further information.

Well Completion Report Form

Setback Reduction Form (previously called Non-Conforming Location Form) effective March 1, 2017

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    are required to be submitted along with the well completion report when site conditions prevent compliance with the setback requirements of the Water Well Code of Administrative Rules (We 300 - We 1000), or when a well is located closer than 75 feet from an observed source of contamination. Reference We 602.14.
  • This form should not be confused with the Standard Release Form Microsoft Word Symbol used pursuant to RSA 485-A:30-b, which is required when a well encroaches on a property line. For more information on well siting requirements see Fact Sheet WD-DWGB-21-1. Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol

Abandoned Well Registration Report

Consumer Complaint Form

  • The Water Well Board advises consumers to consult with their water well contractor or pump installer regarding questions about their water supply system. In the event of a well or pump problem, the Board encourages informal resolution through communication between the consumer and licensed well or pump contractor prior to filing a formal complaint Microsoft Word Symbol. Water Well Board staff are available to assist in resolving problems and with information about well construction and pump installation standards. For more information about filing a complaint please contactus.



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