Category Archives: Well

Successful well gratitude

I am really greatful for what I learned in getting this well in place.  I am also greatful that we ended up using steel pipe since it will last a lot longer.  I wouldn’t change this for anything and I … Continue reading

post | Comments Off on Successful well gratitude October 5, 2013

Slamming a well – well point (Plan 4)

I called this slamming a well.  Sorry I didn’t take any pictures of this process but it was a heck of a lot faster than any of the other plans, and a ton easier than digging my well by hand.  … Continue reading

post | Comments Off on Slamming a well – well point (Plan 4) September 30, 2013

Shop vac a well – (Plan 3)

So I did a little research and found some people were digging wells using a shop vac, at least down to the water level.  I quickly built an adapter from parts left over from my jetting setup.  I was able … Continue reading

post | Comments Off on Shop vac a well – (Plan 3) September 25, 2013

Digging a well…. (Plan 2)

Ok.. I got a little fed up with how jetting a well didn’t work for me.  I do see that it would work and it does get me down quite a ways. This time I decided to try digging a … Continue reading

post | Comments Off on Digging a well…. (Plan 2) September 21, 2013

Jetting a well – (My first plan…)

Ok, I finally gave it a go on my attempt at my first plan – jetting a well. The objective is to use lawn hoses connected to my well head, then connect the well head to a length of PVC … Continue reading

post | Comments Off on Jetting a well – (My first plan…) September 18, 2013

Drill Head and Drill Bit

I have build the drill head and the Drill Bit.

post | Comments Off on Drill Head and Drill Bit June 26, 2013

Started digging!

Well, just a jump start hole anyway. I made a start hole using a fence post shovel and put in a 8inch pipe – the pipe is about 6 and a half feet long but is only sticking out of … Continue reading

post | Comments Off on Started digging! June 24, 2013