Attorney Matt Frank Presents on Wisconsin Water Well Laws and Regulations

Environmental lawyer Matt Frank presented at a Halfmoon Education, Inc. webinar entitled High-Capacity Water Well Science, Law and Regulations on June 21, 2021.

Matt presented on the topic of “Limits on Use of High-Capacity Wells Under Wisconsin Law” to attorneys, engineers, and Wisconsin geologists and hydrologists.

Matt discussed multiple issues during his presentation, including evolution of Public Trust Doctrine, common law and reasonable use of groundwater, history of legislative regulation on groundwater withdrawals, current statutes and administrative rule provisions relating to high-capacity wells, as well as enforcement and penalties.