What Does It Cost To Dig A Water Well?
When assessing the costs associated to build a home one item to consider is the cost to dig a water well for the property. The average water well costs will come it at approximately 3.2% - 3.6% of the over all cost and is categorized under 'utilities'.
COST COMPONENTS (BROAD ESTIMATES) FOR WATER WELLS:
2,000 sq. ft house in Saskatchewan approximate cost $250,000
Outside Structure: frame, trusses, roof, siding, windows = 25%
Inside Structure: trim, interior walls, paint, flooring = 25%
Utilities: electric, plumbing, heating & air conditioning = 20%
Site excavation = 10%
Exterior Components: driveway, deck, landscaping = 10%
Permits = 4%
Other Expenses = 6%
When drilling a well there are many things that factor in to the cost to dig a water water well such as depth required to drill, expense of equipment required to do the work, product and materials, travel, labour hours and man power. All of these will vary from site to site and home to home as a result of the aquifers in your region.
Considering food, water, and shelter are essential for life. The cost of drilling a water well is a relatively low expense and cutting corners when drilling a quality well will not serve you well over the course of time.
Wolverine Drilling Inc.
When it comes to water well drilling it is important to understand the local aquifers. We are a year-round water full service well drilling company that has been fine-tuning their expertise since 2003 and proudly serves the residents and municipalities all over Saskatchewan.