2012 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 6 - Offenses Against Public Health, Safety, Or Welfare
Chapter 60 - General Provisions
Subchapter 1 - -- General Provisions
§ 5-60-115 - Filling or covering abandoned water wells.


AR Code § 5-60-115 (2012) What's This?

(a) When the owner of land abandons or ceases to use any dug water well located on the land, he or she shall either fill the well or place a sturdy cover over the well to prevent animals and persons from falling into the well.

(b) Any person who willfully fails or refuses to either fill or cover the well, as provided in subsection (a) of this section, is guilty of a violation and upon conviction is subject to a fine of not less than ten dollars ($10.00) nor more than fifty dollars ($50.00).

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