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


ATTENTION! Submit Your License Renewal and Make Payments Online.


Well Developments – BWWC Newsletter


Driller Forms and Information


Landowner/Consumer Information


Water Quality Testing 
  • Private Wells

    Please contact Dept. of Public Health

    (DPHHS) (406) 444-2642

  • Public Wells

    Please contact Dept. of Environmental Quality

    (DEQ) (406) 444-3425 Mapping and GIS



Montana Cadastral Mapping Program

Iron Bacteria

Iron and Iron Bacterial Problems in Montana Ground Water – Montana State University

Continuing Education Other Useful Links

BWWC Board Meeting

September 27th 2024

10 am

The Montana Conference Room

At the DNRC Headquarters Building 

Public Agenda  - TBA 


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 Standards for Public Water Wells & Systems

Controlled Ground Water Areas

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

Contact Water Operations

Board of Water Well Contractors
DNRC Water Resources
1424 9th Avenue
PO Box 201601
Helena, MT 59620-1601

Amanda Peterson
BWWC Admin Support
(406) 444-0862

BWWC Program Manager
(406) 444-6643