A Homestead Well Drilling Primer

Silas Stillwater shares his experience in this well drilling primer, including homestead well pump comparison, drilling methods, capacity and yield, and standard household water requirements.

Homestead well and pump
The drilling of a well can be done in several different ways, although two methods — cable and rotary — probably account for nearly all the deep wells sunk today.  
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