Effective date: 6/24/2014

    The following words, when used in this Chapter, shall have the following meanings, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:

Terms Used In Florida Regulations 62-531.200

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
    (1) “Abandonment of Water Wells” means the act of plugging a water well in accordance with Department and District rules.
    (2) “Administrator” means an entity awarded a contract by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to implement a program of approved coursework for water well contractor licensure and license renewal.
    (3) “Approved Coursework” means Administrator or Department-approved training or instruction required for licensure and license renewal.
    (4) “Continuing Education Credit” or “CEC” means attendance and completion of one hour (at least fifty minutes) of approved coursework or instruction that has been converted to a CEC by the Administrator or the Department.
    (5) “Coursework Hour” means one hour (at least fifty minutes) of training or instruction.
    (6) “Department” means the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection.
    (7) “District” means a Water Management District created pursuant to Chapter 373, F.S.
    (8) “Drilling Equipment” means a drilling rig consisting of the machinery necessary to construct a well.
    (9) “Construction of Water Wells” is defined in Florida Statutes § 373.303
    (10) “Repair” is defined in Florida Statutes § 373.303
    (11) “Water Well Contractor” is defined in Florida Statutes § 373.303
Rulemaking Authority 373.043, 373.309, 373.337 FS. Implements Florida Statutes § 373.308, 373.323, 373.324, 373.326, 373.329, 373.333. History—New 5-25-89, Formerly 17-531.200, Amended 7-17-03, 6-22-14.