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Four Factors To Help You Decide Where To Drill Your Well

Posted by on Aug 19, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Four Factors To Help You Decide Where To Drill Your Well

An experienced well drilling contractor may be able to give you advice on good well locations, but even before you hire a drilling contractor, you can give some thought to exactly where on your property you’ll locate the well. There are many factors that influence what makes a perfect spot for a well. Use these four points to help you narrow it down. 1. Distance from potential contaminants One of the first things to consider is where not to put your well. You shouldn’t put it close to a potential source of groundwater contamination, such as a feed lot, a silo, a cesspool, or a septic tank. Other things to stay away from include: Outhouses Landfills Property boundaries  Roads 2. Relative elevation The easiest spot to sink a well is the lowest spot on your property because that’s likely...

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