Private Water Well

The Fishers Health Department facilitates all private water well permits and inspections for property owners within city limits. Submit your application to begin the online permit process. 

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Well Samples

The Fishers Health Department recommends certified laboratories be used for well water testing. For a list of Indiana Certified Drinking Water Laboratories, visit the Indiana State Health Department. This list of laboratories is merely provided as an information tool to assist individuals wanting to receive sampling information. 

The Fishers Health Department does not endorse one particular laboratory. Water samples from other certified laboratories that are not listed will be accepted by the Fishers Health Department.

Well Chlorination

Water samples occasionally return unsatisfactory and may require additional disinfection. See IDEM well disinfection procedures.

Abandoned Wells

Wells that are abandoned in Fishers, Indiana are also required to submit an IDNR abandonment log, which is recorded to the well permit and related parcel for future reference. The Department of Natural Resources promulgated Rule 310 IAC 16-10-1 to provide guidance to the public in dealing with unused wells and proper abandonment. Please call DNR, if you have any questions about proper well abandonment.

Further Information

If you have any questions regarding wells and safe water supplies, please contact the Fishers Health Department by email or by phone at 317-567-5045.

Fee Schedule

In accordance with chapter 180 of the City of Fishers Code of Ordinances

Item Fee
Well construction permit $125
Well pump replacement $35