WESTERVILLE, Ohio — The ANSI/NGWA-01-14 Water Well Construction Standard is now available in the National Ground Water Association’s (NGWA) online bookstore, according to a press release.

NGWA first initiated efforts to become an American National Standards Institute-accredited standards developer eight years ago, and the newly accessible ANSI/NGWA-01-14 places a level of expectations for water well system professionals to meet for monitoring, agricultural, industrial, residential and public supply water wells, stated the release.

The standard also aims to contribute to public health and safety, resource protection and to serve as an outcomes focus for NGWA’s voluntary water well system professional certification program, reported the release.

Topics covered in the standard include, but are not limited to: Data recording, disinfection with chlorine, well development, water sampling and analysis and well site selection, continued the release.

“This is a very good day for our industry,” said NGWA’s Standards Development Oversight Committee Member and NGWA Board Officer, Todd E. Hunter, CWD/PI. “I trust this standard will help us all design and build better products and services for our customers.”

Read the entire release here.