CHAPTER 23C. UTILITY SERVICES.
Article VIII. Construction, Maintenance and Abandonment of Wells.
Sec. 23C-8-2. Definitions.
(a) “Well” and “water well” means any artificial
excavation constructed by any method for the purpose of extracting water from,
or injecting water into, the underground.
(b) “Recharge or injection
well” means a well constructed to introduce water into the ground as a
means of replenishing ground water basins or disposing of wastewater or other
(c) “Air-conditioning well” means a well constructed or
used to return to the ground, water which has been used as a coolant or heating
agent in any air-conditioning process.
(d) “Observation and monitoring
well” means a well constructed for the purpose of observing or monitoring
(e) “Test well” means a well constructed for
obtaining the information needed to design a well prior to its construction.
Test wells are cased and can be converted to observation or monitoring wells
and, under certain circumstances, to production wells.
or standby well” means a well not routinely operating but capable of being
made operable with a minimum of effort. (Ord. No. 1113, § 3 (part).)