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Common Water Well Problems: Part 1

The professionals at Updike Water Well Drillers strive to educate our customers on the importance of proper preventative and maintenance treatment plans to ensure the longevity of their water well. Water well problems can result from a wide variety of reasons, which is why it is vital to have a trusted and licensed water well contractor to help you identify the problem at hand to provide an appropriate course of action for your well pump repair

Problems with your well pumps can result from environmental factors and can relate to the expertise and performance of the original water well company that installed your pump. Our licensed and insured contractors have the skills and resources available to create custom installation plans that fit the needs of your land layout. Our team will utilize our equipment to find a safe location for you well pump that will resist bacteria and corrosion. Below we help property owners troubleshoot common water well problems associated with construction of your pump. If you are experiencing these issues it is vital you contact our company to provide you with a safe and effective well pump repair method. 

During the design and installation stages of your water well, it is important you look to a company that can provide proper construction for the safety of your land and water. Updike Water Well Drillers often repairs pumps that were designed poorly from other companies that did not match the correct construction to the producing aquifer. During these first stages, it is important to consider the correct location of the well, whether or not to use perforated well casings or a well screen, slot size of the well screen, and placement of the screen or casing. 

Our company ensures complete well development to help eliminate future problems with sediment in your water. Materials such as mud and borehole cuttings can clog your aquifer, which is why it is so vital to hire our trusted company to fully remove these debris to allow water to flow freely through the well. 

When it comes to installing a water well into your property, look to a licensed and insured company to help you get the most out of your investment. Our skilled contractors can help you properly identify well problems and will correctly design and install your wells to help eliminate a future well pump repair. Contact us today at (315) 595-2562 if you are interested in receiving a free estimate for your future project.

  • Updike Water Well Drillers is pleased to serve our clients in a wide variety of locations. We strive to offer superior and convenient well drilling services to ensure our customers have quality water at all times. Our team is fully certified and insured to provide same-day drilling, microbe control, pump installations, well shocking services, maintenance-free systems, and more. For your convenience, we provide the areas we serve below.


    New York Service Areas:

    ·         Southern Tier

    ·         Rochester Area

    ·         Ithaca

    ·         Corning

    ·         Elmira

    ·         Bath


    We Also Service:

    ·         Orleans

    ·         Wayne

    ·         Seneca

    ·         Yates

    ·         Tompkins

    ·         Genesee

    ·         Livingston

    ·         Erie

    ·         Chemung

    ·         Oswego

    ·         Monroe

    ·         Ontario

    ·         Schuyler

    ·         Steuben

    ·         Cattaraugus

    ·         Cayuga

    ·         Jefferson

    ·         Onondaga

    ·         Allegany

    ·         Madison

    .         Wyoming Counties

    Whether you need a well pump repair or a well water chlorinator, you can count on our company to have the resources and skills available to get the job done right. If you have any questions regarding our services, or you would like to schedule an appointment in your service area, contact us today at (315) 595-2562.