(1) Upon completion of the well and before conducting the yield and drawdown tests, the contractor shall surge and develop the well to remove all fines, drill cuttings, mud, drilling fluids, and additives. The method of developing and length of time of development shall be determined by the contractor dependent on the type of water-bearing formation encountered.

History: 37-43-202(3), MCA; IMP, 37-43-202(3), MCA; NEW, 1986 MAR p. 1699, Eff. 10/17/86; AMD, 1997 MAR p. 65, Eff. 1/17/97.