The Colorado Water Well Construction Rules (Rules) enable the Board of Examiners of Water Well Construction and Pump Installation Contractors (BOE) to protect the public health and preserve ground water resources by ensuring the proper construction and/or abandonment of wells, the proper installation of pumping equipment and the proper installation of cisterns. These Rules specify minimum standards for construction materials and methods.
Rules and Regulations for Water Well Construction, Pump Installation, Cistern Installation, and Monitoring and Observation Hole/Well Construction
2 CCR 402-2 Construction Rules (Effective September 1, 2016) (pdf)
Related 2016 Rules Documents
Board Approved Drilling Fluid Additives
- Approved Drilling Fluids List
BOE Administrative Rulemaking
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Related Rulemaking Links:
Rules and Tools, Presented at CAGE Lunch Meeting May 2016
Final Rules Changes, Presented at CGWA Lunch Mtg April 2016
Audio File (1.2 GB) BOE Rulemaking - March 17 & 18, 2016
3rd Draft Proposed Rules, Presented at CWWCA Annual Jan 2016
2nd Draft Proposed Rules, Presented at CWWCA Mid-Year July, 2015
First Draft of Proposed Rules, Presented at CGWA April Lunch Mtg
Fourth Stakeholder Meeting Minutes (held on 1/5/2016)
Third Stakeholder Meeting Minutes (held on 3/11/2015)
Second Stakeholder Meeting Minutes (held on 11/17/2014)
Public Comment Forms on Rulemaking Received Sept 2014-Jan 2015
First Stakeholder Meeting Minutes (held on 9/10/2014)
Water Well Construction Rulemaking 2015, Presented at CWWCA Annual Meeting
Water Well Construction Rules 2014-2015 Rulemaking Presented at CWWCA Mid-Year Conference
These Rules and Regulations are in PDF format, which requires a PDF Reader for viewing.