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Old 09-22-2019, 01:36 PM   #6968 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by oil pan 4 View Post
My water starts at 108 feet now so I have 12 feet of water..... When the well was drilled in the 1960s it had 30 to 40 feet of water in it.
In the 1960's, we shovel-dug a well, that a "water witch" said the earth would be dry at 15 feet.... damp at 15.5 feet... at 16 feet, water would start filling & we would never get to 17 feet, because of in-pouring water.
We began digging. At ten feet the soil was dry & firm. At 15 feet, the soil was dry & firm. At 15.5 feet the soil was.....damp. At 16 feet, a small stream of water came into the dig. We never got to 17 feet, because the water was coming into the well too quickly & we got out of the well.