Register October 2016 No. 730
Chapter NR 812
WELL CONSTRUCTION AND PUMP INSTALLATION
Subchapter I — General
Cooperation with the department.
Contracts for noncomplying installations.
Disposal of pollutants; injection prohibition.
Drinking water standards.
Water well, heat exchange drillhole, reservoir and spring location.
Subchapter II — New Water Well and Heat Exchange Drillhole Construction and Reconstruction and Filling and Sealing of Wells and Drillholes
Well and heat exchange driller and well constructor requirements.
Well and heat exchange drillhole construction equipment & materials.
General drilled type well and heat exchange drillhole construction requirements.
Drilled wells terminating in unconsolidated formations i.e., usually sand or gravel or both.
Drilled wells in bedrock formations.
Gravel-pack well construction.
Well casing and heat exchange pipe, liner pipe and materials.
Well plumbness and alignment.
Grouting and sealing.
Driven point (sand/point) wells.
Dug type well design and construction.
Well and drillhole filling and sealing.
Subchapter III — Requirements for New Pump Installations and Water Treatment
Pump installer requirements.
Pump installation equipment and supply pipe.
Height of finished well.
Vermin-proof well caps and seals.
Pitless adapters and pitless units.
Water storage vessels.
Injection of fertilizers or pesticides for agricultural purposes.
High capacity well water level and water usage measurement.
Above ground pumphouses.
Disinfection, flushing and sampling.
Subchapter IV — Standards for Existing Installations
Criteria for evaluation.
Subchapter V — Variances
Subchapter VI — Property Transfer Well Inspections.
Property Transfer Well Inspections.
Subchapter VII — Citations
Ch. NR 812 Note
Chapter NR 112 as it existed on September 30, 1975 was repealed and a new Chapter NR 112 was created effective October 1, 1975. Chapter NR 112 as it existed on January 31, 1991 was repealed and a new Chapter NR 112 was created effective February 1, 1991; Chapter NR 112 was renumbered Chapter NR 812 under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 1., Stats., Register, September, 1994, No. 465
The purpose of this chapter is to establish uniform minimum standards and methods in conformity with chs. 280
, Stats., for:
Obtaining or extracting groundwater for any purpose; and