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Water Well Records

Water Well Contractors must be registered and provide a Water Well Completion Report for each water well that is constructed in New York State. DEC uses this information to manage and protect the state's water resources. This information is also valuable to the public and numerous other interest groups.

Registered Water Well Contractors

This search tool lists currently registered water well contractors:

Online Search for a Registered Water Well Contractor

Basic Water Well Information

This search tool contains basic information for a representative amount of water wells that have been drilled in New York State:

Online Search for Basic Well Information

This data is developed from Water Well Completion Reports submitted to DEC and in most cases is not verified. Coordinate information is verified where possible. Information is subject to change at any time. User assumes all risk and liability in using this information.

Water well data is also immediately available for use by the public and interested groups in the formats listed below:

  • NYS GIS Clearinghouse - A link for this website is located on the right-hand margin of this page under "Link's Leaving DEC's Website".
  • Google Earth

For a complete water well dataset or other water well data requests, please contact program staff or submit a Freedom of Information Law request.

For Nassau, Suffolk, Kings or Queens counties, Water Well Completion Reports are maintained by the DEC Region 1 office. Water well records for these counties may be requested by email or by calling 631-444-0405.

 
 
 
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