Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get Certified?
How to Become a licensed well construction contractor or pump installer in the state of Colorado.
- Must be at least 21 years of age.
- Must be a citizen of the United States or declare his intention to become a citizen.
- Have at least 2 years experience in the type of license being applied for.
- Demonstrate professional competence by passing a written and oral exam.
What are the Board of Examiners?
Board of Examiners of Water Well Construction and Pump Installation Contractors
The Board of Examiner is the body responsible for promulgating, administering, revising and enforcing the Rules and Regulations for Water Well Construction, Pump Installation, Cistern Installation, and Monitoring and Observation Hole/Well Construction. Click here for Sec 37-91-104 Colorado Revised Statues, describing the full duties of the Board.
Meetings of Board of Examiner of Water Well Construction & Pump Installation Contractors are held the first Tuesday of every even-numbered month.
Current Board of Examiners:
Secretary: Dick Wolfe
Dept of Health: Greg Naugle
Governor appointed: Tim Decker, Jeff Canfield, Joseph Bender
Click here for more info on the board members.
What are the Water Well Construction Rules?
The rules are two documents promulgated pursuant to the authority granted the State Board of Examiners of Water Well Construction and Pump Installation Contractors in the Colorado Revised Statutes.
-2 CCR 402-2 Rules and Regulations for Water Well Construction,j Pump Installation, Cistern Installation, and Monitoring and Observation Hole/Well Construction (click here for full rules)
These rules apply to the construction and repair of water wells, test holes, dewatering wells, monitoring and observation holes/wells, well plugging, sealing, and abandonment, and pump installation and cistern installation and repair.
-2 CCR 402-14 Rules and Regulations for Administration of Licensing, Financial Responsibility, Continuing Education and Remedial Action (click here for these rules).
These BOE Rules apply to licensing and license renewal, bonds and other forms of financial responsibility, continuing education requirements, and remedial and disciplinary actions of the Board.
Where Can I Find More Information?