Last edited 30 Jul 2021


A well is ‘Any excavation that is drilled, cored, bored, washed, fractured, driven, dug, jetted or otherwise constructed when the intended use is for the location, monitoring, de-watering, observation, diversion, artificial recharge or acquisition of groundwater or for conducting a pumping aquifer test.’

Ref The SuDS Manual (C753), published by CIRIA in 2015.

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