Galway Public Water Scheme

Commercial Water Well 3

Client: Galway County Council
Location: Kilcolgan, County Galway

Application: Groundwater for use in public supply

Job Description:

Meehan Drilling was awarded the contract to drill a production well at the Kilcolgan site in Galway. The specification of the borehole required 1 No. 440mm well - the bedrock was drilled rock at 350mm. The borehole was a success and now supplies a large part of south Galway with drinking water.

Equipment Used:

Rig 4 2007 Drilltech D25K

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