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  • Writer's pictureDavid Bennett

Here are some things to consider when selecting the best place to drill a well:

1. Check the local regulations - Before drilling a well, it is important to check the local regulations and obtain any necessary permits.

2. Consider the geology of the area - The geology of the area can affect the quality and quantity of water that can be obtained from a well. For example, wells drilled in areas with limestone bedrock may produce hard water.

3. Avoid potential sources of contamination - Wells should be drilled away from potential sources of contamination such as animal feedlots, buried fuel tanks, waste disposal sites, and septic systems.

4. Consider accessibility - Wells should be drilled in places where they can easily be reached for maintenance.

5. Test the water quality - Before drilling a well, it is important to test the water quality to ensure that it is safe for consumption.

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