(a) Well Contractors and Drillers. The regulations shall apply to any person who engages in the industry, procedures, or operation, full time or part-time, for compensation or otherwise, of obtaining water from a well or wells by drilling, or other methods. A well drilling contractor is any person regularly offering to the general public the services of his employees or himself in the industry of obtaining water from a well for any purpose or use.
(b) Abandoned wells. The regulations shall apply to any person who abandons and permanently discontinues the use of a well, or to any person who is responsible by law for the abandonment of a well except as provided by Section 25-134 of the General Statutes.
(c) Special exception for farmers. The regulations shall not require a person who constructs a well on his own or leased property, intended for use only for farming purposes on his farm, to obtain a certificate of registration or a permit, as provided by Section 25-132 of the General Statutes.
(d) Well development. The regulations shall apply to any person who performs work on a well for the purpose of increasing the yield of a well or otherwise improving the quality or quantity of water that might be obtained from the well.
(e) Non water-supply wells.
Pursuant to Section 25-133
of the General Statutes, non water-supply wells are exempt from these regulations except for sections 25-128-35, 25-128-58b
, and 25-128-60b
. Non water-supply wells shall be constructed according to the public health code, and any and all municipal ordinances. For the purposes of these regulations the term "non water-supply well" includes peizometers, containment recovery wells and monitor wells.