How to Register as a NYS Water Well Contractor - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation

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How to Register as a NYS Water Well Contractor

First time registrations are accepted throughout the year. Re-registration will occur each year during the month of March. Your registration will be effective between April 1 through the following March 31.

Requirements for registration as a Water Well Contractor in the State of New York are:

You may obtain a registration form by any of the following means:

  • On Line - NYS Well Driller Registration Form (PDF) (203 KB)
  • By e-mail
  • By Fax - Our fax number is (518) 402-8290, please include a return fax number or a postal address.
  • By U.S. Mail - Our address is: NYSDEC; Div. of Water, Water Well Program; 625 Broadway, 4th Floor; Albany, NY 12233-3508
  • By Telephone - Toll Free (877) 472-2619, (518) 402-8291

For more information, or questions concerning the Water Well Program, please contact us at the address or phone number above.


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