Look, it’s the thing that unites all drillers: the well from hell. It’s scary AF. (Ed. note: Can we say that?) But, don’t fret. In this episode, we talk with well guru Edd Schofield, regional sales manager for Johnson Screens, about how to avoid the dreaded, scary well from hell. 

Schofield says the pro tips are “communication, preparation and execution,” but what exactly does he mean? Watch to find out. 

The Driller columnist Jake Fletcher also stops by to discuss the water savings of switching to turf. 

Beware: This episode also features special Halloween guests. You’ve been warned. 

This episode covers: 

  • Well planning and siting 
  • Disposal of fluids and cuttings 
  • Well permitting 
  • Setting up a well drilling jobsite 
  • Well disinfection, cleaning and proper completion 
  • The importance of good mix water 
  • Critical ways to document drilling and construction work
  • Water savings from switching to turf for sports fields

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Drilling expert Brock Yordy is a regular The Driller contributing writer. Send news tips and interview suggestions to questions@askbrock.com.