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.
- License Requirements
- License Exams
- License application forms
Water Well Contractor Application
Pump Installer Application
Well Completion Report Form
- Well completion reports
are required to be submitted to the Water Well Board within 90 days following completion of a well (RSA 482-B:10).
Non-Conforming Well Location Form
- Non-Conforming well location forms
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 100 - We 1000), or when a well is located closer than 75 feet from an observed source of contamination. Reference We 602.05.
- This form should not be confused with the Standard Release Form 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.
Abandoned Well Registration Report
- An abandoned well registration report
must be submitted to the NH Water Well Board no later than 90 days after the well was decommissioned.
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 . 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 contact us.
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