Well Decommissioning in Olympia, WA
What makes American Pump and Drilling unique among local water service contractors in Olympia, WA is that we offer start-to-finish water systems, beginning with the well drilling and ending when the time comes to decommission an unused water well. We’ve served the Puget Sound Area since 1977 and have decades of industry knowledge. We also stand out because…
- We’re a great value because we balance quality with price—we never cut corners!
- Customer happiness and satisfaction are always our top priorities.
- You can depend on us to be timely and offer a personalized approach.
If you have a well on your property that requires decommissioning, reach out to our professionals to arrange for the service. We’ll do the work to meet Washington State requirements.
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What Does Well Decommissioning Mean?
Here’s a fact: In Washington State, it is illegal to have an abandoned well on your property that has not been decommissioned. You cannot simply stop using an emptied well and leave it. The well needs professionals to properly decommission it. You will first need to obtain a permit to decommission the well through the health department. Then call us and we can inspect the well and then handle fully sealing the well to officially decommission it.
Why Do Wells Need Decommissioning?
Abandoned and unattended well pose several dangers. They are a physical safety hazard to people and animals, which will also create a major liability for a property owner. They can provide a direct channel for contaminants to enter into aquifers that other wells use, bypassing much of the natural filtration power of the soil. They can also be sources of flooding.
Please don’t delay if you need a well decommissioned or you discover an abandoned well on your property: call American Pump and Drilling in Olympia, WA and we’ll see the decommissioning is done properly.