Commercial geothermal drilling site of 30 boreholes. Holes averaged 300’ each in depth. Sites such as these normally have a minimum of 2 rigs to complete the job in a timely fashion. This project is near Somerset pa.
Drilling at the top of PA
Seen here is rig 617 drilling a residential well at the highest point in Pennsylvania. (Mt Davis 3,213’)
Air rotary in limited access!
Wells & Water Systems
The crew is using a Geoprobe 7822DT to construct a water supply well in an environmentally sensitive area with limited access. After advancing augers through the overburden and installing casing, percussion air rotary drilling was used to advance the hole to a total depth of 182 feet.
Commercial geothermal site
This geothermal job site is actually additional loops for a building expansion project. There are 3 areas of work happening at once including drilling on the upper section, back filling and finishing the loop field in the middle section and preparation to drill in the lower section.