driven well


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Noun1.Driven well - a well made by driving a tube into the earth to a stratum that bears waterdriven well - a well made by driving a tube into the earth to a stratum that bears water
well - a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
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Sand points are usually the simplest and cheapest option for creating a well, but they work only if hydrogeological conditions ate ideal, in which case a driven well can extend to depths of 30 (hand-driven) or even 50 feet or more (driven by weighted hammers).
These wells are installed where the existing natural soil, usually sand, is too shallow and does not provide a sufficient flow of water to allow construction of a driven well.
Driven wells are an alternative many people forget about, or have never heard about.