12. Use of well subject to conditions
The occupier of any premises shall not use the water of any well for human consumption, unless that well complies with the following conditions: ¾
(a) It is situated not less than 30 metres from any soak well or any other probable source of pollution.
(b) It is lined with impervious material to a depth of 1.8 metres below the surface of the ground and such lining is carried up to a height of not less than 300 millimetres above the surface of the ground adjacent to the well.
(c) It is covered with a tight-fitting cover that has no opening other than that essential for the insertion of a pump.
(d) The surface of the ground immediately adjacent to the well is covered with impervious material for a distance of not less than 600 millimetres around the well in all directions and is graded with a fall away from the well.
[Regulation 12 inserted in Gazette 20 Mar 1963 p. 890; amended in Gazette 3 May 1974 p. 1440.]