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    Oil in well

    If it was me id use dawn to disperse it like valve man said, this will make the oil sink remember bp oil spill? Thats all those fuckers did 4 ft of oil at the bottom of the ocean. Anyways after some dawn application id recirc the well by pumping garden hose back into it for an hour, assuming...
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    Before i drill a new well

    I agree I financed one truck 20 years ago and that was the last one. I dont buy things i cant pay for on the spot
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    Before i drill a new well

    Ya its not all bad, at least i dont have to go down in that spiderpit anymore. But who pumps water for 2 months straight without noticing!? I recall them bitching to my wife about their power bill i guess i should of put 2+2 together but i usually dont pay much mind to those things. I did reuse...
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    Before i drill a new well

    So if anyone is interested heres the resolution to my plight...New well was drilled 3 days ago, cost me 8000 but all they did was drill the hole im doing the rest. Heres the kicker, new neighbors called me said they discovered their well pump has been stuck on for at least 2 months straight...
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    Before i drill a new well

    I used a go pro and a waterproof flashlight on a rope, its rare for a well to dry up check for leaks first your pressure tank should hold steady if your not using any water and should fill in a certain amount of time as well.If that checks out pull the pump out,(assuming youve tested that it...
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    Before i drill a new well

    I was actually saving up for a new truck my 2004 tundra is pretty rusty guess I'll have to deal with it
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    Before i drill a new well

    My last well I had drilled was in 2008 at my first home which I built and it's the only job besides electrical I paid to have done it cost me $3,500. I know well drilling rigs are expensive but holy shit 45,000? I'd expect a hole to China for that. I live in Maine luckily water isn't scarce...
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    Before i drill a new well

    Well thanks for the info anyways i know im screwed its just hard to accept. Ill figure out something i have surface water all around me river out back lake out front its kind of ironic my well is dry. But maybe ill stick a pipe in the river at least i could do laundry and flush toilets. Im not...
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    Before i drill a new well

    Ya elon gets way to much credit for things other people do but thats another issue entirely. I just got a quote today at 15k to drill a new well and that is freakin’ insane. Im out of options grasping at straws im even considering hydrofracing with dry ice. I know my wells not deep enough but i...
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    Before i drill a new well

    Unfortunately it takes an entire night to make 15 gallons, recovery rate is really slow now. Thanks fo the insight ive been leaning towards water table is lower, i got new neighbors and now im having trouble
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    Before i drill a new well

    Sorry if i double posted not sure if i did
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    Before i drill a new well

    Heres the story, I have an 85' well at my house drilled in 1947, lived here for 6 years pumping seemingly endless amounts of water. Flash forward to now and my well runs dry every day on one of the wettest years on record. I replaced 25yr old seized pump with a 3/4 hp goulds submersible last...
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