A Water Well Drilling Business

In the late 1970s a couple enterprising Nex Mexico tinkerers developed a rig that enabled them to offer water well drilling services at a fraction of the cost of large operators, and still profit handsomely.

064 well drilling business - drilling in progress
[PHOTO 3] A continuous stream of water is pumped through the drill bit. Note the innovative wiper paddle just above the earth-cutting bit.
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