Understanding Water Wells in Ashland MA

Home Inspector with Northeast Water Wells Inc NH Lic# 59,60 and MA 762



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


     Permit Info:  Well construction permit fee: $259.00


       Well Location : A plot plan submitted with application.


       Water Quality testing: Comprehensive water quality testing


       Water Quantity testing: 4 Hour pump test, proving well is sufficient.


       Real Estate Transfer Requirements: As of now, Ashland, 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 Ashland 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.


 You can contact the Ashland board of health at 508-881-0100 if you have further questions



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