2020 Maryland Statutes
Title 13 - Well Drillers
Subtitle 3 - Licensing
Section 13-301 - Licensing Required; Temporary Dewatering Devices
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this title, a person shall be licensed by the Board before the person may practice well drilling in this State.
(b) A person who has not been licensed by the Board may, after having notified the county board of health, install a temporary dewatering device to facilitate the installation of underground utilities if the device:
(1) Is installed 30 feet or less below the ground surface;
(2) Is not located in any trench used for the installation of underground utilities;
(3) Contains no mechanical pumping equipment below the surface; and
(4) Is removed no more than 30 days after installation.
(c) A person installing a temporary dewatering device under subsection (b) of this section shall restore the subsurface conditions of the installation area as nearly as possible to the conditions that existed before the installation.