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Municipal Code

Chapter 16. Plumbing

Sec. 16-46. Abandonment procedures.

Procedures for abandonment shall be as follows:

(1) All wells abandoned under the jurisdiction of this article or rule shall be abandoned according to the procedures and methods of ch. NR 811 Wisconsin Administrative Code. All debris, pump, piping, unsealed liners and any other obstructions which may interfere with sealing operations shall be removed prior to abandonment.

(2) The owner of the well, or the owner's agent, shall notify Marshfield Utilities at least 48 hours prior to commencement of any well abandonment activities. The abandonment of the well shall be observed by the Marshfield Utility Commission.

(3) An abandonment report form, supplied by the department of natural resources, shall be submitted by the well owner to Marshfield Utilities and the department of natural resources within ten days of completion of the well abandonment.