Private Well and Other Well Permits (i.e. Type III and Irrigation)

Contact: Local Health Department
Agency: Environmental Quality

Contact the local county or district health department having jurisdiction of well construction permits before starting well construction.

 The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is responsible for overseeing the local health departments that have authority to implement Part 127, Water Supply and Sewer Systems, Public Health Code, 1978 PA 368, as amended, and Administrative Rules.

Local health departments also administer the Safe Drinking Water Act, 1976 PA 399, as amended for Type III public water supplies.

Visit the DEQ website located at www.michigan.gov/deqwaterwellconstruction for more information.

Creation/Revision Date: December 2013