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Step-By-Step Instructions: Drilling A Water Well On Your Land

If you have some land, all the free water you could ever need might be just below your feet... Imagine the saving and the freedom having your own water supply would bring... All you would need then is the solar panels for some electricity and a wood...

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Water falls to ground as precipitation, moves through and over the ground to streams and lakes, evaporates back into air

Here in California water has a topic of conversation wherever we go. Creeks and ponds dried up (some we think might never recover) and the water table dropped, forcing a few neighbors to have their well pumps lowered or to even have deeper wells drilled. Many folks have shared memories of rain barrels, cisterns, hand pumps and drawing water with a well bucket as a child, usually on grandpa and grandma’s farm. Some said they’d never want to rely again on those old-time methods of getting…

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The Homestead Survival | Drilling a Water Well on Your Land: What You Should Know | Homesteading water source - http://thehomesteadsurvival.com

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How to drive a freshwater well (Now THIS is interesting, I've been wanting a well - old one was filled in and I hear water table here is good - but it costs a lot to have someone drill one, didn't know about this ~TA)

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Homestead Water Sources and Options

Long and narrow, drilled wells are the only option for getting water out of bedrock. Learn more about well construction and regulations in your area from your local health department. Illustration by Elayne Sears. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

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How To Drill Your Own Water Well using PVC and household water hoses Could come in handy to know this :)