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Chapter 770-2 DEFINITIONS

Rule 770-2-.01 Definitions

All terms used in these rules shall be interpreted in accordance with the definitions set forth in the Water Well Standards Act of 1985, or as herein defined.

(a) "Act" means the Water Well Standards Act of 1985.
(b) "Certificate" means a document certifying that a person has met the requirements of the Water Well Standards Act and the Rules of the Council for "Pump Installation", as defined herein, and is authorized by the Council to legally engage in business as a Pump Contractor.
(c) "Construction" means all acts necessary to construct or repair a water well regulated under the Act (O.C.G.A. 12-5-120 through 12-5-138), including locating and drilling and the installation, removal or service of pumps and pumping equipment on or in water wells.
(d) "Council" means the State Water Well Standards Advisory Council.
(e) "Director" means the Director of the Environmental Protection Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
(f) "Division" means the Environmental Protection Division of the Department of Natural Resources, State of Georgia.
(g) "Driller", for the purpose of licensing as a Water Well Contractor, means any person who engages in water well drilling and drilling operations and the installation, removal or service of pumps and pumping equipment. "Driller" shall not include a person who only installs, removes, and services pumps and pumping equipment.
(h) "License" means a document verifying that a person has met the requirements of the Water Well Standards Act and the Rules of the Council for constructing water wells and is authorized by the Council to legally engage in business as a Water Well Contractor.
(i) "Pump Contractor" or "Pump Installer" means any person engaging in the business of installing, removing or servicing pumps and pumping equipment on or in water wells regulated under the Act (O.C.G.A. 12-5-120 through 12-5-138). "Pump Contractor" or "Pump Installer" shall not include a person who also constructs water wells as a driller, well driller, drilling contractor or water well contractor.
(j) "Pump Installation" means all acts necessary to install, remove, and or service water well pumps onsite.
(k) "Water Well Contractor" means any person engaging in the construction of water wells and installing, removing or servicing water well pumps and pumping equipment. "Water Well Contractor" shall not include a person who only installs, removes, or services pumps and pumping equipment.
(l) "Well Driller" or "Drilling Contractor" for the purpose of licensing as a water well contractor, means any person engaging in the construction of water wells and installing, removing or servicing pumps and pumping equipment. "Well Driller" or "Drilling Contractor" shall not include a person who only installs, removes or services pumps and pumping equipment on or in water wells.