Well Water – Comparative Study of Open and Closed Well Water (Borehole)

Well Water – Comparative Study of Open and Closed Well Water (Borehole)

Well water is water obtained from either a hand dug or machine drilled pit. A dug well is a larger – diameter hole that is usually more than 2 feet wide and often constructed by hand. Dug wells are usually shallow and poorly protected from surface water runoff. Driven – point {sand- point} wells, which pose a moderated to high risk, are constructed by driving lengths of pipe into the ground. [Read more…]