New York Water Well Service and Repair Contractors

Find qualified Water Well Service and Repair contractors in New York using our contractor lookup tool. Learn more about NGWA Contractor Certifications here.

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Upstate Well Solutions

Contractors Company
569 West Rd
Surprise, NY 12176
United States
(518) 291-3149

W Gordon Goold Inc

Contractors Company
17 Goold Rd
Valatie, NY 12184-4000
United States
(518) 392-4254

Smith Well Drilling

Contractors Company
PO Box 585
Niverville, NY 12130-0585
United States
(518) 758-6142

Hanson Well Drilling & Pump Company Inc

Contractors Company
PO Box 463
Nassau, NY 12123-0463
(518) 477-4127

Everitt Burrows

Contractor Individual
555 County Highway 1
Mount Upton, NY 13809-2104

Titan Drilling Corporation

Contractors Company
264 County Highway 38
Arkville, NY 12406-1102
(845) 586-4000

Barney & Sons Drilling

Contractors Company
996 Co Hwy 10
Laurens, NY 13796
(607) 432-8009

C F Baker & Son Well Drilling

Contractors Company
289 Groveside Rd
Hoosick Falls, NY 12090
United States

W H Vanderhoof Drilling Company

Contractors Company
48 Camptown Rd
Waverly, NY 14892-9758
(607) 565-4217

Hawk Drilling Company Inc

Contractors Company
354 Stone Church Rd
Ballston Spa, NY 12020-4610
(518) 885-7952

Pete Edwards

Contractor Individual
107 Prokop Rd
Broadalbin, NY 12025
United States

WEL-DUN Inc

Contractors Company
384 Dunbar Rd
Cambridge, NY 12816-1733
(518) 677-3306

Adams Plumbing HVAC

Contractors Company
79 Hall Rd
Cayula, NY 14824

Amber Well Drilling

Contractors Company
PO Box 1107
Tully, NY 13159
United States

Rosick Well Drilling LLC

Contractors Company
1175 Farley Rd
Hudson Falls, NY 12839-4307
(518) 746-0173

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I properly maintain my water well?

Small problems can often be identified by performing maintenance before they become costly, inconvenient situations. This is similar to performing routine maintenance on a motor vehicle. If you have the oil changed at specified intervals, the engine will operate reliably much longer than if you do not. Do not become stranded without water over the relatively small cost of an annual service call—the cost of a repair call could be much higher. At a minimum, wells should be evaluated annually by a licensed or certified water well systems professional.

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What is an annual well inspection and why is it important?

A properly constructed and maintained household-supply well will provide you with many years of quality service. The National Ground Water Association recommends routine annual maintenance checks to ensure the proper operation of the well and prolong its years of service, as well as monitor the water quality.

Routine inspection of a water well system can help ensure it is operating properly, prolong its useful life, and protect your investment. Most importantly, inspections can protect your health by discovering issues that could result in water quality problems presenting a health risk.

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How do I hire a water well service contractor?

Prior to selecting a water well contractor for a job, it is a good idea to obtain information about several contractors in the area before making a choice. Here are some considerations:

  • Is the contractor licensed by the state? (Not all states require licensing.)
  • Is the contractor certified through the National Ground Water Association? The highest level a contractor can achieve is MGWC (Master Groundwater Contractor), passing all specialty NGWA certification exams and a general exam.
  • Does the contractor submit well logs?
  • Does the contractor have adequate equipment in good condition to do the job?
  • Does the contractor have adequate liability and workers’ compensation insurance to protect you?
  • Is the contractor familiar with applicable health and safety codes?
  • What is the contractor’s reputation with previous customers?
  • Will the contractor furnish a written contract specifying the terms and conditions of the job?
  • Is the contractor a member of the National Ground Water Association? Does he have a current NGWA sticker on his truck? NGWA members support the industry, have access to new technology and improved approaches, are dedicated to quality of workmanship, and promote and protect the groundwater resource. They know their stuff and will work with you to get the job done right. You can contact the NGWA customer service department at (800) 551-7379 or our “Contractor Lookup” for a list of member contractors in your area.

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New York Groundwater and Water Well Statistics

Few states can accurately or confidentially determine how many residential wells are in place. For each region, the American Housing Survey by the U.S. Census provides regional data.

New York is found in the Northeast, along with these other states: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

The last American Housing Survey Census indicates this region had 3,210,0002 households served by residential wells, with an average of 2.643 persons per household. The USGS estimates the population of self-supplied water supply users in New York to be 2,500,000, with 100% of their water supply from groundwater.

  • 1,633 community water systems use groundwater for 4,006,700 people
  • 696 non-community, non-transient water systems use groundwater for 246,300 people
  • 5,341 non-community, transient water systems use groundwater for 719,900 people
  • 1,610 irrigation wells used serving 1,090 farms and 25,400 acres

Water Well Service and Repair Articles and Resources

Homeowner's Maintenance Checklist: Free Printable Download Regular water well system maintenance is important. Knowing and practicing the basics of regular well maintenance can reduce risks to your water supply and prevent costly and inconvenient breakdowns.

Some Common Mistakes Well Owners Make Regarding Their Wells and Equipment By Gary L. Hix, R.G., CWD/PI As a private water well contractor and well inspector for many years, I had the opportunity to observe and document a number of mistakes private well owners made to their wells and water systems. Some modifications were almost comical, while others I considered outright dangerous for the homeowner and […]