Board of Water Well Contractors

The BWWC is responsible for licensing water well drillers and contractors and enforcing water well construction standards.

Well Developments – BWWC NewsletterDrill Rig
Current Issue, Spring 2014
Past Issues

Well Logs
Ground Water Information Center – (searchable database maintained by the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology)

Rules and Regulations
Board of Water Well Contractors – Statutes
and Administrative Rules
Department of Environmental Quality (Public Water Supply) – Statutes and Rules
DEQ Circular #1 – Standards for Water Works

Controlled Ground Water Areas
Surface Water Closures and Controlled Ground
Water Areas
(statewide map)

Driller Forms and Information

GWIC Montana Well Abandonment Decommissioning Form

Field Work Information for Landowners/Consumers
Licensed Drillers/Contractors – by Name or by Company or Location
MT DNRC – Water Well Drilling for the Prospective Well Owner
American Ground Water Trust – Ground Water Information
Water Rights Information

Water Quality Testing

Mapping and GIS
Montana Natural Resource Information System
Montana Cadastral Mapping Program

Iron Bacteria
Iron in Drinking Water – Pacific Northwest Extension
Iron Bacteria in Water Wells – Idaho Water Resources Research Institute
Iron and Iron Bacterial Problems in Montana Ground Water – Montana State University

Continuing Education Policy
Licensed Well Driller Continuing Education Program
Montana Well Driller Continuing Education Documentation Form
Montana Well Driller Continuing Education Provider/Course Approval Form

On-line Continuing Education
Montana Water Well Drillers Association

Other Useful Links
AGWT – American Ground Water Trust
NGWA – National Ground Water Association

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Dept. of Natural Resources & Conservation
1625 Eleventh Ave.
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-2074
Fax: (406) 444-2684