Planning Areas Before Installing a New Water Well, Part 1

When it comes to all your water well drilling, treatment and testing needs, the professionals at Mike Zimmerman Well Service LLC are here to help. We’ve assisted numerous Utahns with their water wells in a variety of ways, helping ensure individuals and their families are constantly provided with high quantities of clean, healthy water in their homes.

In addition to our specific installations and other day-of services provided, we’re also proud to work with you when it comes to a few very important planning areas. These are particularly necessary when installing a new well, as improper preparation might leave you with a well that does not function properly or doesn’t provide you with enough quality water. In this two-part blog, we’ll go over several important preparation areas that we’ll assist you with when it comes to digging and installing a new well on your property.

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Permits and Forms

For starters, we have a great deal of experience dealing with local municipalities, the state and any various permits or local requirements that may be in play for your well drilling. Certain local governments require permit forms that you’ll have to fill out and have approved in advance of drilling – we know exactly which forms you need and how to fill them out properly.

In addition, our contractors are happy to provide any additional information that might be relevant in the city or local municipality where you’re looking to build your well. We’ll ensure you don’t run into any legal issues you were not expecting.

Inspection and Construction Process

For several reasons, having a professional inspection of your property done before you begin water well drilling is very important. A well construction process that isn’t properly laid out could lead to a low-quality well or water supply issues, the kind that could cost you major amounts to fix or even re-do.

Before drilling, our pros can look at both the above-ground and below-ground qualities of your property. We’ll assess the material beneath the ground and how successful your well will be, ensuring you have the proper conditions for a well to be installed.

Quality and Quantity of Available Water

In addition to checking for basic compatibility areas, we’ll also look at whether there will be enough high-quality water available given the location of your property. Sadly, there are certain properties that will only support a low-yield well, and others that will not support one at all due to geological conditions or seasonal concerns. There’s nothing worse than going through the process of installing a well only to find that there isn’t enough water in the area to supply your home.

For more on the preparation steps involved in installing a new water well, or to learn about any of our well drilling or rehabilitation services, speak to the staff at Mike Zimmerman Well Service LLC today.