17.24.647    TRANSFER OF WELLS

(1) With prior approval of the department, the permittee may allow the surface owner to use a prospecting well or a monitoring well as a water well. To obtain departmental approval, the surface owner must submit a written request for transfer and evidence that the well has been completed in compliance with standards established by the board of water well contractors. The permittee remains responsible for proper management of the well and site until final bond release.

History: 82-4-204, 82-4-205, MCA; IMP, 82-4-223, 82-4-231, MCA; NEW, 1980 MAR p. 725, Eff. 4/1/80; AMD, 1989 MAR p. 30, Eff. 1/13/89; TRANS, from DSL, 1996 MAR p. 3042; AMD, 1999 MAR p. 811, Eff. 4/23/99.