Thursday, June 07, 2007

Spudding away with the cable tool

A call to the well digger last night informed me that he had punched through the limestone and was back into creek gravel. His tone of voice sounded worried. Since I don't know any better, I haven't started fretting.

Down to 40 feet. More will happen today. A dry hole is an expensive possibility.

I find out, with a little research into spudding with cable tool drills, that this is a pretty archaic method. Slow but at least he showed up after a year.

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