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Test your well
Private well owners
resources and information.
Drillers and installers
resources and information.
Buy/sell home with well
and inspections.

find well construction reports

Fact sheets for drillers & installers
Contact information
For information on this page, contact:
Liesa Lehmann
Section chief
Private Water Supply

Private water supply specialists

Information for drillers and pump installers

This page contains information and resources for well drillers, heat exchange drillers and pump installers.


Archives of NewsBits - an electronic newsletter for Wisconsin drillers and installers.

Well driller viewer

Interactive mapThe Well Driller Viewer provides a visual map view of certain setback, construction and approval information to assist well drillers in planning projects and meeting requirements of NR 812, Wis. Adm. Code.
Well Driller Viewer
» How to Use the Well Driller Viewer [PDF]
» Well Driller Viewer - mobile friendly map instructions [PDF]

Online WCR
Interactive map

Online WCR provides the ability to:

  • enter well construction reports;
  • print construction reports and first water quality test forms; and
  • search all the reports in the well construction data base.

How to use Online WCR:

Fact sheets - answer common NR 812 code compliance questions
Drinking water and wells publications
Approved products and equipment
Continuing education
License application
Renew licenses and registrations online
Well filling and sealing (well abandonment)
Special well casing depth area requirements
Required forms

DNR PDF forms

If you have trouble opening, saving or submitting fillable PDF forms in your web browser see PDF help.

If you are still having problems opening your form, please contact the Bureau of Drinking Water & Groundwater at 608-266-1054.

Water sampling and testing
Well construction notification and obtaining a well notification number (WNN)
Buying/selling a home or property with a well (property transfer) and well inspections
Heat exchange drilling (geothermal systems)
Statutes and codes

Wisconsin Statutes

Wisconsin Administrative Codes

Proposed revisions and interpretations

Contact information for licensed well drillers & pump installers and DNR private water supply specialists
Other resources - locating wells/drillholes using GPS, high capacity wells

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Last revised: Thursday February 27 2020