What you should know about water wells

How we get ground water
Potential threats to ground water
How to protect your water source
Drilling

Well Development

The drilling process often uses specially formulated drilling mud to help carry the drilled pieces to the surface. Most drilling also creates fine ground rock material. All fine particles need to be removed from a well in order that it may efficiently produce water. The process of removing fine particles is called "well development". We do this by using compressed air to agitate and remove water in the well until it runs relatively free of turbidity.


Yield Tests
Low-Yield Wells
How much water is needed?
Testing Water Quality
How much will it cost
Beware of Inexperienced Contractors
Water Well Contractor check list

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Brian was amazing start to finish. He was very thorough in his explanation of the work performed. I have used Cushing and Sons in the past and am glad to see that your company's high level of professionalism is still as I remember it. Thank you again for the well and know that your prompt and friendly employees were great.

D.S.—Swanzey, NH

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