Help-can my well be repaired?
Posted by midge donahoe on June 08, 2004 at 22:38:26:
My 10 year old Gould submersible pump died in 1999. My well is 275'deep. At the same time, 1/4 mile below me the County Water Dept. drilled a new well 800' deep as a back-up sevice. A few neighbors claimed this caused their wells to dry up.
I've pulled up my old pump. Org. depth of well is 275'. I have water at 237'. 3 different well drilling co. have told me its aa 50% chance that if I install the new pump/pipes, etc., it would suck-up all the water and leave me with a dry hole. Wells of other neighbors are working fine. Am 65 yrs old and only income is Social Security. USDA Rural Housing will pay for fixing my well if they believe it will work, however, they are withholding the funds until sure. Meanwhile, I have not had water since 1999. HELP

Replies to this post