written drilling agreement should be provided to the well owner by the water
well contractor prior to the construction of the well.
(2) The drilling agreement, if used, should
contain, but not be limited to the following items:
(a) name and address of the well owner and
(b) legal description of the property on
which the well is to be drilled;
(c) site protection;
(d) depth at which well owner requests
drilling operations cease and contract be renegotiated (in cases of lack of
sufficient water) ;
(e) size and type of casing to be used;
(f) disinfection responsibility;
(g) excessive pressures (flowing wells) ;
(h) applicable warranties and guarantees;
(i) abandonment responsibilities, if it
becomes necessary to abandon the well for any reason;
(j) itemized price list, including cost per
foot of drill hole; and
(k) date, signatures of well owner and
water well contractor.
(3) Copies of all drilling agreements
should be maintained by the water well contractor for a period of 3 years.
(4) As part of a disciplinary action, the
board may require a licensee to make use of written drilling agreements.