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Old 01-29-2015, 10:18 PM
Dag Otto is offline
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Las Cruces
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Originally Posted by Musicat View Post
I'm wondering why you need to drill a new well, since there is no guarantee that you will obtain a safe water source for any depth and at any cost. Yes, deeper is better, but the geology of your area could screw you up something fierce.
Reading some of the older posts by the OP, I'm going to guess that his shallow well is contaminated with goose shit. Depending on how the surface water is reaching the well, it could either be an easy or difficult situation to remedy. A new deep well with a good wellhead seal should fix the problem.