New Mexico Water Well Drilling Contractors

Find qualified Water Well Drilling contractors in New Mexico using our contractor lookup tool. Learn more about NGWA Contractor Certifications here.

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David's Quick Pump Service

Contractors Company
PO Box 997
La Luz, NM 88337-0997

Coyote Drilling Inc

Contractors Company
PO Box 3467
Milan, NM 87021-3467
(505) 876-2512

Chance Coats

Contractor Individual
PO Box 1210
Dexter, NM 88230-1210
(575) 734-5480

Doyle Rush Drilling Inc

Contractors Company
5545 State Hwy 209
McAlister, NM 88427
United States
(575) 458-6611

Mauldin Drilling & Pump Svc

Contractors Company
PO Box 131
Williamsburg, NM 87942-0131
United States
(575) 894-3192

DZ Pump Service

Contractors Company
1501 South Wheaton
Clovis, NM 88101
(575) 799-1508

BP Pump Co

Contractors Company
585 CR B
Texico, NM 88135-9767
(575) 683-5405

Kimberly Skaggs

Contractor Individual
1300 W Hadley, Suite B
Las Cruces, NM 88005
(575) 585-7918

Maverick Drilling Inc

Contractors Company
PO Box 730
Mesilla Park, NM 88047-0730
(575) 523-9613

Barron Well & Pump LLC

Contractors Company
255 Carver Rd
Las Cruces, NM 88005
United States
(575) 526-5754

Glenn's Water Well Service Inc

Contractors Company
PO Box 692
Tatum, NM 88267-0692
(505) 398-2424

Taylor Water Well Service

Contractors Company
7317 Etcheverry Rd
Carlsbad, NM 88220-8711
(575) 885-6773

Badger Western Exploration Inc

Contractors Company
2009 Casa Loma Rd
Silver City, NM 88061-7701
(575) 388-5900

Mack's Drilling

Contractors Company
PO Box 1061
Raton, NM 87740-1061
(575) 445-2693

John Norris

Contractor Individual
633 S P.O. Box 1058
Hobbs, NM 88241
United States

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a drilled well?

A drilled well consists of a hole bored (a borehole) into the ground, with the upper part or the entire depth of the well being lined with casing. Drilling is most typically conducted with a portable drilling machine brought to the site to construct the borehole. Various methods are used to advance the borehole to the necessary depth, and to remove formation material loosened and suspended by the drilling bit and fluid circulation or bailing system.

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Does water well drilling require a license?

In the United States, most states require licensing of water well contractors, and in most cases, this means that licensed contractors have passed tests and met certain professional requirements to obtain their license. Canadian provinces, Australian states, and New Zealand also use qualification-based licensing. To find out if a contractor is licensed, contact your state government (licensing is often handled by the Department of Natural Resources or Department of Health).

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What is a Certified Well Driller (CWD)?

The Certified Well Driller (CWD) designation from the National Ground Water Association (NGWA) encompasses general industry knowledge as well as practice and expertise in at least one well drilling method.

To achieve NGWA certification, contractors must pass exams testing their technical knowledge, and they must have at least twenty-four consecutive months of full-time groundwater contracting experience. They maintain their certification by obtaining continuing education credits annually.

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New Mexico Groundwater and Water Well Statistics

Groundwater plays an important role in New Mexico’s economic vitality.

  • Approximately 145,000 known residential wells statewide
  • 524 community water systems use groundwater for 1,049,600 people
  • 130 non-community, non-transient water systems use groundwater for 38,600 people
  • 367 non-community, transient water systems use groundwater for 65,800 people
  • 8,760 irrigation wells used serving 4,030 farms and 405,000 acres

Water Well Drilling Articles and Resources

Mud Rotary Drilling Method: What You Need to Know By Gary L. Hix, R.G., CWD/PI There are many different ways to drill a domestic water well. One is what we call the “mud rotary” method. Whether or not this is the desired and/or best method for drilling your well is something more fully explained in this brief summary. Air and water are both fluids […]