The Well Drilling Process

Let’s say you’re a homeowner in Prior Lake, and you’re in need of a well. What do you do? Well, the first step is to get in touch with Hartmann Well Drilling. Then, we’ll handle the rest.

No matter where you need a well, whether it’s in Anoka, Edina or Prior Lake, well drilling isn’t just a matter of drilling a hole and calling it a day. There are many steps associated with the process.

Step 1: Get in touch with Hartmann Well Drilling

You can call us at 952-758-2202 or Request a Free Estimate. We’ll come out to where the well is needed, and evaluate your needs. During this visit, we’ll also discuss:

  • Well Location. The location of your new well will be based on site conditions, and Minnesota Department of Health regulations. Conditions and regulations can include your driveway, septic system, property line(s) and other factors.
  • Cost. A Hartmann Well Drilling representative will discuss with your our rates, as well as a contract and terms. You will be provided with an estimate based on geological conditions and average depth of other well we’ve drilled in your area.
  • Water and Pump System Requirements. We’ll also talk about your water usage needs, so we can figure out the appropriate water and pump system best suited for you.

Step 2: Permits

We will obtain permit(s) for the drilling and construction of your well, as we cannot start working until we have a permit in hand. The permit(s) will come from the Minnesota Department of Health and/or your county’s well program.

Step 3: Drilling & Construction

  • We can drill most wells in one to two days. The actual drilling will consist of advancing casing with a protective drive shoe until we reach bedrock. The casing helps to prevent soil from collapsing into the borehole, and creates a clear path for water to be brought to the surface.
  • Once the drilling is complete, the casing will be pressure grouted, we’ll calculate the water volume being produced and install a water tight well cap that goes above and beyond state Department of Health requirements.

Step 4: Well Pump

  • The Hartmann Well Drilling team will determine the appropriate well pump needed for your well.
  • Once you’ve authorized the installation, we will install and it and send a water sample to the Minnesota Department of Health, which is required by law.
  • Upon receiving a satisfactory sample, reports will be sent to the Department of Health. Once this is received, you will receive an operations permit for use of your well.

Do you need a new well drilled? Call us now at 952-758-2202.

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