Simcoe Pump & Well Drilling

Well Decommissioning

As the well owner you are responsible for plugging abandoned wells on your property and are liable for any groundwater contamination or injury that results from the wells. Like any other well, an abandoned well is a direct channel from the ground surface to the aquifer below. Any contaminants that enter the well can move directly into the aquifer below. If a concentrated contaminants or chemical enters the well, it may move enter the aquifer and can be harmful to human health and to the environment. It also puts other wells in the same aquifer at risk of contamination.
Simcoe Pump and Well Drilling is experienced with the proper procedures and legal requirements to decommission your water well safely and legally. Don’t take chances, call the professionals.

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