For all well replacements, you need to complete a well site inspection application and obtain formal approval before you start construction. After we approve your well site, we’ll need the following items in order to approve your water supply:

  1. A copy of the water-well construction report (called a well log) from your well driller.
  2. A copy of the pump test that proves your well produces at least five gallons of water per minute per residential connection (usually performed by your well driller).
  3. A copy of a bacteria test proving there are no bacteria in the well water. This test must be conducted by a state-approved lab.
  4. A chemical analysis of your well water, showing the level of iron, manganese, nitrate, chloride, and conductivity (also known as the “Kitsap 5”). This test must be conducted by a state-approved lab.
  5. A copy of your private well system design worksheet, usually completed by your well driller.
  6. Depending on the well’s location, we may require that you and your neighbors sign an agreement to abide by covenants that protect the well’s water quality.

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