Understanding Water Wells in Canton, MA

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Home Inspector with Northeast Water Wells Inc NH Lic# 59,60 and MA 762
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Are you thinking of installing a water well in Canton, MA. This article is geared towards understanding Canton MA Board of Health Regulations. Understanding your town regulations can be instrumental in compiling total project costs when it comes to drilling a water well in Canton, MA.

 

 

 

  • Permit Info:  Well construction permit fee: $50.00
  • Wells made for drinking water are ONLY allowed if there is no access to the public water supply.
  • Well Location : A plot plan made by an engineer or surveyor must be submitted with application
  • Water Quality testing: Extensive Plus Radon
  • Water Quantity testing: 4 Hour pump test, proving well is sufficient.
  • Real Estate Transfer Requirements: As of now, Canton, MA does not have any real estate transfer requirements posted. However we strongly suggest getting the water quality and quantity tested to show you are getting a clean, safe, and usable well.

 

 

 

Wells on average in the Town of Canton, MA range from 300-400 in depth however it’s not uncommon for wells to run shallower or deeper hence why it’s called the average. The casing depth averages at 40 feet however deeper pockets of rock are possible.

 

 

 

If you have further questions in regards Canton, MA water Well Regulations you can refer to their website @ http://www.town.canton.ma.us/health/health.htm#PERMITS%20/%20LICENSES%20/%20REGISTRATIONS

 

 

 

Written By: Sarah Thibaudeau. Assistant to Operations Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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