(a) A property owner must have a well or boring sealed if:
(1) the well or boring is contaminated or may contribute to the spread of contamination;
(2) the well or boring was attempted to be sealed but was not sealed according to the provisions of this chapter; or
(3) the well or boring is located, constructed, or maintained in a manner that its continued use or existence endangers groundwater quality or is a safety or health hazard.
(b) A well that is not in use must be sealed unless the property owner has a maintenance permit for the well.
(c) The property owner must have a well or boring sealed by a registered or licensed person authorized to seal the well or boring, consistent with provisions of this chapter.
The owner of the property where a monitoring well is located must have the monitoring well sealed when the well is no longer in use. The owner must have a well contractor, limited well/boring sealing contractor, or a monitoring well contractor seal the monitoring well.
(a) The owner of the property where a dewatering well is located must have the dewatering well sealed when the dewatering well is no longer in use.
(b) A well contractor, limited well/boring sealing contractor, or limited dewatering well contractor shall seal the dewatering well.
Wells and borings must be sealed according to rules adopted by the commissioner.
A person may not seal a well until a notification of the proposed sealing is filed as prescribed by the commissioner.