(415 ILCS 30/2) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 116.112)
    Sec. 2. Declaration of policy.
    It has been established by scientific evidence that improperly constructed water wells can adversely affect the public's health. Consistent with its duty to safeguard the public health in this State, the General Assembly therefore declares that the proper location, construction and modification of water wells is essential for the protection of the public health.
(Source: Laws 1965, p. 3217.)