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Index of State of Delaware Business Licenses and Registrations

Well Contractors (Pump Installers)

Licenses for companies and individuals who construct wells, install, repair, or service pumps in and for wells

The Well Permits Branch is responsible for managing and issuing well construction and use permits for wells that withdraw 50,000 gallons or less of water daily. That responsibility includes conducting inspections of wells, licensing companies and individuals who construct wells and install and repair or service pumps in and for wells, and maintaining a database on the construction and status of all wells for which a well construction or use permit has been issued.

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Department: DNREC

Division: Water

Office: Water Supply Well Permits Branch


Licenses issued to Pump Installer Contractors shall expire on December 31 of each year.


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Applicable Laws

Applicable Rules and Regulations


Alan Pongratz can be contacted by email at and by phone at 302-739-9944.


This search covers most of the frequently requested licenses, certifications, registrations, and filings that the State of Delaware requires. However, this is not a fully exhaustive list of every possible requirement. Please consult with the appropriate state agencies to find out if there are additional requirements you must fulfill.

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