Arcadia Drilling has been drilling water wells in Washington state for decades.
Top 5 Things to Know Before Drilling a Well
County Parcel Number
Your parcel number is a unique ID number assigned to your property from your county’s zoning board. You can find your Washington State parcel number by county below
Find Washington State Parcels by County
Well Drilling Location
When selecting a water well location it is very important to consider all state and county requirements specific to your parcel.
Your specific land development plans in concert with the actual water well performance will need to be considered and is very important in your equipment/system design.
Your water well location is very important in the design phase of your property, in order to ensure your well and all it’s equipment can be accessed for repair/service.
When considering development of your water well system, it is wise to consider all aspects of the entire system.
Most Common Types of Wells
Arcadia Drilling primarily uses air rotary drilling equipment to install water wells in a wide variety of geology.
Dug Type Wells
Dug Wells have been used for many years to provide water in a variety of conditions.
When Dug Type Wells Are Used
Dug type wells can be dug with equipment or even by hand in some cases. Care must be taken to ensure the well is protected from surface contamination as well as life safety. The top access portion of the well should always be covered in an effort to protect even the unexpected.
Common Drilling Equipment
Air Rotary Drill Rig
An air rotary drill rig uses a very large air compressor and water when drilling.
When an Air Rotary Drill Rig is Used
This equipment method allows for a very wide variety of geology. This is the primary drilling method we use today.
Cable Tool Drill Rig
A very dependable equipment method using cables and drilling tools designed for this use.
When a Cable Tool Drill Rig is Used
Many times site conditions do not allow for the larger air rotary equipment. There are advantages to smaller equipment like a cable tool and this drilling method.