Mission Statement

The Alberta Water Well Drilling Association is dedicated to develop and deliver professional, technical and educational leadership along with the standards of practice and resource support in the advancement of the groundwater industry by promoting environmental protection and responsible construction and usage of our groundwater resources.

General Obligations

AWWDA members shall comply with the regulations as established by the Alberta government as a minimum standard for water well construction and shall work towards its improvements in the interests of structural sufficiency, safety and health.

Obligations to the Public & Customers

  1. AWWDA members shall deal honestly and fairly with their customers.
  2. AWWDA members shall factually represent their products and services they offer to their customers.
  3. AWWDA members shall respond promptly to their customers' complaints and address the problems respectfully.
  4. AWWDA members shall honour warranties and contracts without undue delay.
  5. AWWDA members shall inform their customers of the maintenance and service requirements, related costs and the consequences of not completing the service and maintenance.
  6. AWWDA members shall compete lawfully and honestly.
  7. AWWDA members shall avoid all conduct or practice detrimental to the water well industry, to the Alberta Water Well Drilling Association, to the good name or reputation of any of its members or to customers.
  8. AWWDA members shall cooperate to extend the effectiveness of the association by interchanging information and experience and encourage research on materials and techniques in order to provide the best value for their customers.
  9. All AWWDA members must accurately represent their credentials, training, experience and abilities and those of their employees, subcontractors and agents.

Obligations to Professionalism

  1. AWWDA members shall maintain and advance their knowledge and skills in the groundwater construction and drilling industry. Members shall strive to ensure their employees are well trained in both the construction and the regulations laid out by the Alberta government and Occupational Health and Safety.
  2. AWWDA members shall plan well sites to conform to the principles of sanitary well construction and resource protection.
  3. AWWDA members shall deal justly with their employees, subcontractors and suppliers.
  4. AWWDA members must adhere to and promote the business ethics embodied in this code.