Understanding Water Wells In Fitchburg, MA

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Are you thinking of installing a water well in Fitchburg MA. This article is geared towards understanding Fitchburg, 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 Fitchburg, MA.


  • Fitchburg currently has no permit fee or requirements for a well.
  • The only regulation other than the State’s is that they receive a copy of the well report, and water quality test.


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



 Written by: Sarah Thibaudeau. Assistant to Operations Manager


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