Wisconsin Water Well Association Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Well drillers and pump installers and others interested in groundwater issues.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation and rules affecting well construction, high capacity wells, licensing and registration of companies/individuals, groundwater protection, water conservation, geothermal drill holes, construction contracts, and economic development.

CEO Name:
Rick Peterson
Government Relations Advisor

Contact
JB
Jeffrey Beiriger
6737 W Washington Street
Milwaukee, WI 53214
(414) 331-2059
(888) 287-4116
jeff@assocmgmtservices.com
http://www.wisconsinwaterwell.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jeffrey J Beiriger Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 12/14/2020 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 500
Assembly Bill 500
Relating to: allowing installation of certain groundwater recharge systems.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/26/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 806
Assembly Bill 806
Relating to: removing the livestock requirement under the well compensation grant program and requiring an annual report to the Joint Committee on Finance. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/19/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 84
Senate Bill 84
Relating to: the private on-site wastewater treatment system replacement or rehabilitation grant program and a septage characterization study. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 67

For
Notification Date
2/16/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 501
Senate Bill 501
Relating to: allowing installation of certain groundwater recharge systems.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/12/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 678
Senate Bill 678
Relating to: nitrates under the well compensation program; eligibility for producer-led watershed, lake, and river protection grants; and the annual allocation plan for county conservation grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/9/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
We support this legislation. It can be improved by increasing the income eligibility limits for well compensation grants. The current income limits have not been increased in several years. Monitoring of the program by JFC is a plus.

Budget Bill Subjects

Natural Resources: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Departmentwide

Notification Date
7/1/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Amendments to ch. NR 140 to set numerical standards to minimize the concentration of polluting substances in groundwater
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)
Subject
Amendments to ch. NR 140 to set numerical standards to minimize the concentration of polluting substances in groundwater
Scope Statement
SS 029_21
Other
Notification Date
7/1/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Surface water quality criteria and analytical methods for poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) including PFOS, PFOA, and any other PFAS for the purpose of protecting public health, and the procedures in the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination S...
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)
Subject
Surface water quality criteria and analytical methods for poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) including PFOS, PFOA, and any other PFAS for the purpose of protecting public health, and the procedures in the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination S...
Scope Statement
SS 091_19
Other
Notification Date
7/1/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Targeted performance standards and prohibitions to abate pollution of groundwater by nitrate in sensitive areas
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)
Subject
Targeted performance standards and prohibitions to abate pollution of groundwater by nitrate in sensitive areas
Scope Statement
SS 077_19
Other
Notification Date
7/1/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

The promulgation of new drinking water maximum contaminant levels for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) including Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)
Subject
The promulgation of new drinking water maximum contaminant levels for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) including Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)
Scope Statement
SS 089_19
Other
Notification Date
7/1/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Updating chapter NR 812 to allow for the use of new cement formulations for the construction of water wells
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)
Subject
Updating chapter NR 812 to allow for the use of new cement formulations for the construction of water wells
Scope Statement
SS 056_22
For
Notification Date
8/18/2022
First Communication Date
8/18/2022
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Updating chapters NR 114, 146, 520 and 524 to allow for third party administration of operator certification examinations
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)
Subject
Updating chapters NR 114, 146, 520 and 524 to allow for third party administration of operator certification examinations
Scope Statement
SS 163_20
None
Notification Date
7/1/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Well construction and pump installation
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)
Subject
Well construction and pump installation
Scope Statement
SS 119_19
For
Notification Date
7/1/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Rules related to product approvals and, specifically, the allowable cement products that can be used in well construction under NR 812.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Rules related to product approvals and, specifically, the allowable cement products that can be used in well construction under NR 812.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
4/19/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

POWTS Grants
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
POWTS Grants

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/30/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Prioritization of COVID-19 Vaccination.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prioritization of COVID-19 Vaccination.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/5/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Licensing and regulations related to the construction and regulation of heat exchange drill holes and those who construct them under required licenses
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Licensing and regulations related to the construction and regulation of heat exchange drill holes and those who construct them under required licenses

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/7/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Regulation of high capacity wells.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of high capacity wells.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/7/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Licensing of well drillers and pump installers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Licensing of well drillers and pump installers.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/7/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Well permits, fees and reporting.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Well permits, fees and reporting.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/7/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Modifications to NR 812, well drilling code.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Modifications to NR 812, well drilling code.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/7/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Well compensation fund.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Well compensation fund.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/7/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Testing of private wells.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Testing of private wells.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/7/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

NR 812 - Well Construction & Pump Installing Including the Use of PVC Casing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
NR 812 - Well Construction & Pump Installing Including the Use of PVC Casing

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/7/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Continuing education course approvals related to virtual programming.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Continuing education course approvals related to virtual programming.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/7/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

All agency guidance documents related to well drilling, pump installing, and heat exchange drilling.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All agency guidance documents related to well drilling, pump installing, and heat exchange drilling.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/7/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Liens and terms of construction contracts.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Liens and terms of construction contracts.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/7/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$3,375.00
2021
July - December
$3,144.25
2022
January - June
$3,957.32
Total $10,476.57
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
8.00
2021
July - December
6.50
2022
January - June
8.50
Total 23.00
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
5.50
2021
July - December
4.75
2022
January - June
8.00
Total 18.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the private on-site wastewater treatment system replacement or rehabilitation grant program and a septage characterization study. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: allowing installation of certain groundwater recharge systems.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: nitrates under the well compensation program; eligibility for producer-led watershed, lake, and river protection grants; and the annual allocation plan for county conservation grants. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
15 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 10 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 7 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
55 %
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 22 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 15 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 8 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 7 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures