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Title: Wells and Borings: Limited Dewatering Well Contractor
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Description: The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) licenses contractors who construct, repair, and seal wells and borings.
Subject: Water
Water Wells and Borings
Creation Date: 9/15/2008 1:26:42 PM
Modification Date: 11/18/2019 8:20:23 AM
Agency Name: Health (MDH), Minnesota Department of
Agency URL:
Agency Description: The Minnesota Department of Health is the state's lead public health agency, responsible for protecting, maintaining and improving the health of all Minnesotans.
Agency Phone: 651-201-5000
Agency Fax: Agency URL:
Agency Address: Health, Minnesota Dept. of
625 Robert St. N.
P.O. Box 64975
St. Paul
Unit Name: Well Management Section Central Office
Unit URL:
Unit Description:
Unit Phone: 651-201-4600
Unit Fax: Contact person(s):
Unit URL:
Audience: Application URL:
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A limited dewatering well contractor may construct, repair, or seal dewatering wells. An applicant for a limited dewatering well license must have two years of experience. A year of experience is a year in which the applicant designed, field supervised, or personally drilled five dewatering wells and worked a minimum of 500 hours designing, constructing, or field supervising the construction of dewatering wells.


Contractor Information

Licensing Applications and Registration -Limited Dewatering Well Contractor

Qualification Application for Limited Dewatering Well Contractor (PDF)

Construction of Wells and Borings

Geothermal Heating and Cooling Systems

Rules: 4725

Statutes: 103I


Qualification Application for Limited Dewatering Well Contractor (PDF)


Licensing Applications and Registration

Contractor Information


Refer to Fees

Period of Issuance:

Annual (February 1 - January 31).

Length of Determination: Variable, depending on adequacy of documentation, identification of problems during application review, results of examination, and problems obtaining a bond. Typically, within 3 months of qualification application submittal.
Other Info:
Activity: License Detail URL:

Construction of Wells and Borings

Wells and Boring

Licensed Well and Boring Contractor Directory

Minnesota Department of Health


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