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Apply In-Person:

  1. To Apply for Ground Water Chemical (Check, Survey, Analysis, Testing) Certificate, the applicant has to approach the state Ground Water Department link
  2. An application form will be provided to the applicant by the concerned officer.
  3. The applicant has to fill in all the necessary details in the application form. (Incomplete applications are not accepted)
  4. Make sure that the applicant has to attach all the necessary documents that are mentioned in the “Required Documents” section of this page.
  5. The applicant has to attach the photocopies of the required documents along with the application form while submitting.
  6. Submit all the documents with the completed form to the concerned officer.
  7. The applicant has to pay the prescribed fee as requested by the authority.
  8. After receiving the application, the concerned authority will check the submitted application and document set. If all are in place, the application will be accepted.
  9. An acknowledgment receipt will be provided. Please save it for future reference.
  10. Then the application will be processed further. All the updates on the application status will be sent via SMS to the applicant’s mobile number.
  11. The concerned officer will conduct the water analysis and gives the report.
  12. Once the process gets completed, the applicant gets the call from the office regarding the water analysis result.
  13. Once everything gets done, the applicant will collect the certificate from the office.
  14. This entire process can be completed within 30 days or as per the timeline advised by the respective department authority.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Completed application form
  • Proof of Address
  • Proof of identity

For individuals (agricultural or domestic purposes)

  • Tax Receipt
  • Possession Certificate

For Institution/Local bodies

  • Referral Letter from the Concerned Authority

For Industrial and other purposes

  • Tax Receipt
  • Possession Certificate
  • NOC from concerned Local Self Government
  • Building Permit

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Groundwater Surveys & Development Agency,
Agriculture College Campus, Wakdewadi Road, Shivajinagar, Pune – 411 005(MS)
Phone No: +91-20- 25513716 / +91-20- 25533171
Director: +91-20- 25537717
E-Mail: [email protected] / [email protected]
Contact link



  • Any individual/ institution or an industry that intends to apply for Ground Water Chemical (Check, Survey, Analysis, Testing) Certificate is eligible to make this application.


  • For individuals (agricultural or domestic purposes)- Rs.585/-
  • For Institution/Local bodies - Rs 1935/-
  • For Industrial and other purposes- Rs.3860/-


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

  • This entire process can be completed within 30 days or as per the timeline advised by the respective department authority.

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications.
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  • Applicants must complete the application form before submitting it. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • Applicants must provide genuine information while applying for this procedure.

Required Information[edit]

  • Name and address of the applicant Phone number
  • Purpose of groundwater extraction
  • Proposed type of abstraction structure
  • Type of Groundwater abstraction existing
  • Preferred Services for Drilling
  • Local name of the Place
  • Village
  • Panchayat
  • Ward No
  • Block Panchayat
  • Extent of Land
  • Survey No of the Land
  • Type of Land
  • Date
  • Place


Need for the Document[edit]

  • Ground Water Chemical (Check, Survey, Analysis, Testing) is an activity within projects dealing with carbon capture and storage, mineral exploration, geothermal and energy resources, as well as for groundwater resource assessment and management.
  • Groundwater testing protects groundwater resources and the environment. Most of the Earth's fresh water is groundwater (traditionally considered to be water within 100 meters of the surface of the earth) and can contain many constituent parts, including microorganisms, gases, inorganic and organic materials.

Information which might help[edit]

Different Types of Water Testing
Parameters that may be tested include temperature, pH, turbidity, salinity, nitrates and phosphates.

  • Microbiological – bacteria, viruses, protozoa, and worms.
  • Chemical – minerals, metals and chemicals.
  • Physical – temperature, color, smell, taste and turbidity.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

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Groundwater investigation

  • The Department conducts systematic hydro-geological investigation in order to scientifically assess the availability of groundwater and feasibility of well construction in a particular area for a specified purpose or for domestic and water supply schemes.
  • The department is equipped with Groundwater Prospects Map, Mapping devices, Resistivity meters, GPS and GIS software etc. for field studies.
  • The department also provides technical advice to site specific solution to artificial groundwater recharging projects to institutions and individuals free of cost.