The Pump and Well Equipment Guide to High Water Tables and Limited Access Drilling

8 May 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

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When you need to drill a well in a location with high water tables, problems with access or over wetland terrain, there are a lot of things to consider. The equipment to install at the well casing will also need to be different to deal with problems after the limited access drilling has been completed. The following pump and well equipment guide for high water tables and limited access drilling will help you get the well systems you need.

The Different Types of Well Drilling Rigs That Will Need to Be Used and The Well Head That You Need

There are many different types of well drilling rigs that can be used for limited access projects. These may need drilling rigs that are module and assembled at the drilling location, as well as rigs that are assembled on specialized platforms. Sometimes, if you have to do drilling over soft soils, wetlands, or high water tables, you may also need to have a wellhead that floats above the terrain.

Figuring out How You Need to Get Power to the Well Pump and Other Equipment That You Install

Sometimes, getting power to the limited access drilling site can be an issue. Therefore, you may want to consider solutions like renewable energy with solar panels to power the well and other equipment. You can also have the limited access drilling service help with the installation of utility services and a pipeline to serve the well. Ram pumps can be another solution to use low pressure and gravity to get water from the well head to where it is needed.

Choose the Right Type of Pump for Shallow Wells or Other Obstacles That Require Specialized Pumps

There are many different types of pumps that can be used with shallower wells, but usually, you will not want to use the common submersible pumps. Instead, you may want to consider solutions like centrifugal pumps to get water from the casing, or a ram pump for a solution. The area where the water is being used can have storage tank systems and additional pumps and well equipment installed.

Purification Systems That Are Often Needed for Shallow Wells to Remove Impurities  

When dealing with water in low water tables, there are sometimes problems with the alkalinity of the water, as well as other minerals and purity issues. Therefore, you will need to have a complete well system that purifies the water thoroughly before it is used. If the well is for commercial and industrial purposes, it may only need a limited amount of purification if it is not being used for potable water.

These are some of the things that you need to know about limited access well equipment to get the system you need. If you have a problem with well drilling, contact a limited access drilling service for help getting your well drilled and the right equipment installed.