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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 61-10-30 §61-10-30. Open water wells prohibited.
It shall be unlawful for any person to keep, maintain or allow any abandoned or currently used water well upon any land in which such person has any right to possession as owner, tenant or otherwise, which does not have affixed thereto a cover of sufficient strength to prevent any person from accidentally falling into such well.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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