Complete list of State Agencies for Private Water Well Driller Licensing/Registration:
Delaware Drilling License Information:
All persons who engage in the business of contracting for drilling, boring, coring, driving, digging, construction, installation, removal or repair of a well in the State of Delaware shall be licensed by the Department as a water well contractor. The State of Delaware requires all well drilling applicants have a minimum of 2 years of well drilling experience. The applicant must submit an application indicating what type of drilling license they are interested in, and include two references from 2 persons that are actively engaged in the well drilling business and that hold a current license as well driller. A monthly meeting of the Water Well Licensing Board will review the application and vote to approve/deny the application. Upon approval, the applicant will be notified to take the written exam that pertains to the type of license. Tests are given quarterly.
Georgia Water Well License Information:
Illinois Water Well and Pump Installation License Information:
Kansas Driller Licensing Information:
One license allows you to drill geotechnical, environmental (including monitor well) and water well. A licensed water well contractor is required to complete 8 hours of continuing education every year.
Maine Drilling Licensing Information:
Those who drill for water wells, geothermal heat exchange wells, pump installation and hydrofracturing need to be licensed. Those who drill testing borings or monitor wells do NOT need to be licensed. Contact the Maine Water Well Commission (207) 287-5699 Doris Poirier (Doris.Poirier@Maine.gov)
Maryland Driller License Information:
As part of Maryland’s strategy to assist in the orderly
development and protection of its groundwater
resources, the State Board of Well Drillers was created
in 1968. The Board of Well Drillers is responsible for
regulation of all those who engage in the practice of
well drilling in their own and the public interest. The
Board sets standards and administers qualifying
examinations to license individuals who drill water
supply and geotechnical wells, or install water pumps
or water conditioning equipment.
Missouri State Regulations for Water, Heat Pump and Monitoring Wells:
New York Water Well License Information:
In New York drillers must be registered with NYSDEC.
North Carolina Water Well License Information:
The governing arm in North Carolina is the Department of Environment and Natural Resources/ Division of Water Quality. The lady's name is Joanne Rutkofske and her phone number is 919-733-0026 and her fax # is 919-715-9433. The Well Contractors Certification Commission at 1618 Mail Service Center Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-1618 is where you mail your requests for approval on Continuing Ed credits and presentations.
Ohio Private Water Systems Contractor Registration Forms and Information:
Contractors must register annually with the Ohio Department of Health
Oklahoma Drilling Licensing Information:
Licensing forms can be found at: http://www.owrb.ok.gov/supply/wd/wd_forms.php
Oregon Driller License Information for Water Wells and Monitor Wells:
Oregon Regulations for Construction, Maintenance, Alteration, Conservation and Abandonment of Monitoring Wells, Geotechnical Holes and Other Holes in Oregon:
South Carolina Water Well License Information:
South Carolina works on the honor system where the drillers keep up with their hours themselves. However, the lady who has the most governance over that is Dona Ferguson who is on the Environmental Certification Board of LLR. Her phone number is 803-896-4434 and her e-mail address is email@example.com.
Tennessee Water Well License Information:
West Virginia Water Well License Information:
Master well drillers need 3 CEHs related to drilling (and 2 CEs related to pump installation if applicable). Journeyman well drillers need 2 CEs related to drilling (and 1 CE related to pump installation if applicable). Pump installers need 2 CEs related to pump installation. There are currently no CE requirements for monitor well drillers.