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Section 256.605 creates the nine member Well Installation Board.  The board adopts and amends rules and regulations pursuant to Chapter 536, RSMo, to govern the regulation of the well, heat pump, monitoring well, and pump installation industry in Missouri, to establish standards that will protect Missouri's groundwater, and to establish fees to administer the law.

Two of the members must have a well installation contractor permit, one must have both a heat pump installation contractor and a well installation contractor permit, and one must have a monitoring well installation contractor permit. Four shall be public members; one shall be a public water supply district user; and one shall be a private well user. The director of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources or his/her designee shall serve as the ninth member. Members are appointed to the board by the governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. 

For more information about the Well Installation Board or meetings, please contact the board secretary at 573-368-2143.

Well Installation Board Members

  • Danny Flynn, Board Chairman, Well Installation Contractor 2, Troy
  • Fred Schoen, Board Vice Chairman, Heat Pump Installation and Well Installation Contractor, Monett
  • Robert Broz, Public Member 2, Columbia
  • Joe Gillman, Missouri Geological Survey Director and State Geologist, Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Rolla
  • Robert Lawrence, Well Installation Contractor 1, Steele
  • M. Sharlene Morgan, Public Member 1, Rolla
  • Annetta St. Clair, Private Well User, Joplin
  • Vacant, Public Water Supply User
  • Vacant, Monitoring Well Installation Contractor and Well Installation Contractor

Board Fact Sheet – PUB1258

Well Installation Board Meetings

Next Meeting

  • Fri., Nov. 6, 2015, 10 a.m.
    This meeting has been cancelled due to a light agenda.

Tentative Future Meetings:

  • Feb. 15, 2016 -in conjunction with the Missouri Water Well Association convention, Tan-Tar-A Resort, Osage Beach
  • May 6, 2016 - Missouri Geological Survey, Rolla
  • Aug. 5, 2016 - Missouri Geological Survey, Rolla
  • Nov. 4, 2016 - Missouri Geological Survey, Rolla

Minutes taken at the Well Installation Board meetings are not verbatim records of the meeting.  Consequently, the minutes are not intended to be recorded transcriptions.

Past Meeting Information

2015 Meetings

Nov. 7, 2008

Oct. 14, 2008

Sept. 10, 2008

Aug. 8, 2008

May 5, 2008

Feb. 25, 2008

To contact the Wellhead Protection Section call 573-368-2165 or email.

More Information

Rules and Regulations that pertain to Well Installation

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