Bulmers (C&C) - Tipperary

Commercial Water Well 2

Location: Clonmel, County Tipperary

Application: Groundwater for use in the processing of Bulmers Cider

Job Description:

Meehan Drilling was contracted by C&C to drill several large production wells for water supply at their cider plant in Clonmel. The project consisted of 3 No. 440mm Production Boreholes to 150m for groundwater extraction, 9 No. 200mm exploratory boreholes to 150m and 12 No. 125mm monitoring wells to 30-50m. Main Production Borehole output in excess of 200 m³ per hour.

Equipment Used:

Rig 2 Ingersol Rand T4, Rig 7 EGT, American Auger Mud Recycling Unit

Drilling Methods: Mud Rotary, DTH Hammer and Foam flush
Ground Conditions: Limestone