South Carolina Water Well Drilling Contractors

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

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Saedacco LLC

Contractors Company
9088 Northfield Dr
Fort Mill, SC 29707-6539
(803) 548-2180

James Darby Well Drilling LLC

Contractors Company
2512 Zinker Rd
Rock Hill, SC 29732-9740
United States
(803) 329-2424

IET

Contractors Company
30 Grant Park Pl
Piedmont, SC 29673
(704) 933-5538

Jimmy Laws

Contractor Individual
PO Box 484
Darlington, SC 29540-0484
(843) 393-1597

Professional Pump and Well Inc

Contractors Company
PO Box 781
Darlington, SC 29540-0781
(843) 393-1597

Jonathon Truesdale

Contractor Individual
61 belmont drive
Camden, SC 29020
(803) 856-9157

Austin Drilling Inc

Contractors Company
PO Box 188
Pomaria, SC 29126
(803) 926-5402

Heanue Well Drilling

Contractors Company
104 Heanue's Hollow
Prosperity, SC 29127
(803) 405-1290

Sharpe's Septic Tank & Well Drilling Service

Contractors Company
3660 Fish Hatchery Rd
Gaston, SC 29053
(803) 755-1615

AAA Well Drilling

Contractors Company
3071 Highway 6
Lexington, SC 29073-8187
(803) 755-1203

Jesse's Well & Pump

Contractors Company
341 Big Hickory Ln
Gaston, SC 29053
United States
(803) 585-9001

Southern Environmental and Well

Contractors Company
433 Sawyer Rd
Monetta, SC 29105
(803) 645-7084

Hyder Plumbing Co Inc

Contractors Company
615 N Howard Ave
Landrum, SC 29356-1118
(864) 457-4568

Kelletts Well Boring Inc

Contractors Company
3447 Fork Shoals Rd
Simpsonville, SC 29680-6815
(864) 243-3388

Rodgers Well Drilling Inc

Contractors Company
PO Box 2358
Greenwood, SC 29646-0355
(864) 223-5489

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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South Carolina Groundwater and Water Well Statistics

Groundwater plays an important role in South Carolina’s economic vitality.

  • Approximately 134,000 known residential wells statewide
  • 354 community water systems use groundwater for 528,200 people
  • 94 non-community, non-transient water systems use groundwater for 26,300 people
  • 550 non-community, transient water systems use groundwater for 36,500 people
  • 1,820 irrigation wells used serving 759 farms and 102,000 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 […]