§ 18.2-317. Covers to be kept on certain wells.
Every person owning or occupying any land on which there is a well having a diameter greater than six inches and which is more than ten feet deep shall at all times keep the same covered in such a manner as not to be dangerous to human beings, animals or fowls.
Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a Class 3 misdemeanor.
Code 1950, § 18.1-74; 1960, c. 358; 1975, cc. 14, 15.