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TAPPING INTO WATER: LOW TECH WELL DRILLING

Author: Paul Sawyers

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This book reintroduces readers to the lost art of affordable, do-it-yourself well drilling.

You will learn how to utilize common materials for the fabrication of percussion bits, sludging pipes, bailer valves, casings, screens, and much more.

Step-by-step instructions on how to rig and operate these low-tech drilling devices for creating your own personal water well (up to 100 feet deep) are also included.

The book includes information on:

  • Percussion drilling to create a well hole
  • Sludging (reverse jetting) to create a well hole
  • Hand auger to create a well hole
  • Drive points for creating ready-made wells
  • Casting and finishing bored well holes
  • Water flow development of new wells
  • Hydrology basics and locating groundwater

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