Abandoned Wells


The watershed district shall:

  1. Determine application priorities in consultation with the Sub-District & Board.
  2. Reserve the right to reasonable access to project areas for tours or to inspect the condition of the project site.
  3. Will provide materials necessary for sealing and disinfecting wells.
  4. Arrange for necessary equipment.

The landowner shall:

  1. Provide access for inspection, survey, and construction.
  2. Provide reasonable access for equipment required to seal the well (backhoe, loader etc.)
  3. Grant 10% of the total project cost to the watershed district to a maximum of $100.00 and a minimum of $50.00 per well.
  4. Not alter, change, remove or modify the project without written consent of the District.
  5. Indemnify and save harmless the District from any and all actions, claims, suits, damages, injuries, or other loss no matter howsoever arising as a result of the construction, operation or maintenance of the project.
  6. Grant the watershed district the right to use of any information related to this project for educational or promotional purposes.

General Terms and Conditions:

  •  Subject to the above terms, the agreement shall become effective and shall be binding upon both parties.
  •  If either party fails to meet the above-mentioned responsibilities, the agreement may be terminated by the party via written notice.
  • The annual projects resulting from this program will be subject to funds appropriated.
  • Technical service will be subject to the availability of staff.
  • The District reserves the right to establish priorities for providing such services and assistance.
  • Failure of Landowner to meet Landowner Responsibilities may negate him/her from other Watershed District programs.

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