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General Information

The Land and Water Quality Division regulates the design, construction, modification, and destruction of water wells throughout San Diego County to protect San Diego County's groundwater resources.  Water Wells are commonly used as the only potable water supply in the rural areas of San Diego County.  For general information call the DEH Office in San Diego at (858) 565-5173, or the San Marcos Office at (760) 471-0730.

Land Use Program Professional Staff Listing

Other Resources:

California Water Well Standards: Bulletins 74-81 & 74-90

California Department of Water Resources

Well Permit Application

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Licensed Well Drillers List

Well Sharing Guidelines