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Well Tests: To Test Or Not To Test??

Generally speaking people purchasing a home or lot with a well should have the well tested.  Along with testing the well the pump and related equipment can be checked for problems.  The water should also be checked for bacteria and

Posted in Maintenance, Testing Wells, Well Tests

3-Wire Pump Motor Control Boxes

There are basically two types of submersible pump motors; 2-wire and 3-wire w/control box. The difference being the location of the starting (winding/motor)  switch. The 2-wire unit has the switch built into the motor (at the bottom of the well).

Posted in Control Boxes, Maintenance, Pump Motors

Check Your Crawlspace, Prevent Freeze-Ups

Most homes have plumbing in the crawlspace.  These pipes can be frozen by a small air leak in the foundation. I have seen water lines 3 feet from the outer wall freeze due to an air leak the size of

Posted in Freeze-Ups, Frozen Lines, Maintenance

What Can I Do To Maintain My Water Heater?

Several people have asked me to do an article on water heaters and how to maintain them. While we don’t install water heaters I’ll try to describe what can be done to make one last longer.  It does help if

Posted in Maintenance, Water Heaters

Welcome To The Annual Spring Mud Fest

In many parts of the country Spring is beautiful and enjoyable. High country spring time is at it’s best, but is most difficult, if not impossible for folks who work outside.  Customers call from the low country and ask how

Posted in Frost, Maintenance, Mud Tagged with:

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NEQUETTE DRILLING
105 CR 241
P.O. Box 186
Westcliffe, CO 81252

Phone: (719) 783-3000
Email: nequettedrilling@gmail.com


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Driving Directions:

  • From State Hwy 96 in Westcliffe
  • Turn North on 3rd St
    (State Hwy 69)
  • Go 1/4 mile to County Rd 241
    (at fairgrounds)
  • Turn right and take immediate left into parking lot

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