Well Abandonment and Destruction Services



CLEAR HEART DRILLING
is a C-57 licensed drilling contractor in northern and central California. We perform drilling services on every kind of site with truck-mounted, limited access, track and portable rigs. We started drilling in 1986.

What kinds of wells do we destroy and abandon?

  • Environmental wells
  • Monitor wells
  • Water Wells
  • Remediation wells
  • Extraction wells
  • Injection wells
  • Geotechnical Wells
  • Piezometers
  • Sparge wells
  • Sparge points
  • Vapor probes
  • Vapor points


Where do we perform these services?


Northern and central California which includes San Francisco Bay area, north bay and south bay. This includes the counties of – Alameda, Amador, Butte, Colusa, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Kern, Lake, Madera, Marin, Mariposa, Mendocino, Merced, Monterey, Napa, Placer, Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Trinity, Yolo and Yuba.


What methods do we use?


  1. Over drilling existing wells and tremie
  2. Pressure grouting
    (Please see California Well Standards Bulletin 74-81 & 74-90)

What kind of sites?


  • Open sites - parking lots and fields
  • Restricted sites – under power lines
  • Along highways and under overpasses
  • Under canopies and low roofs
  • Down and up slopes
  • Alleys – between buildings
  • Inside building – basements, small rooms, hallways
  • Parking garages


What drilling equipment do we use?


High Torque truck-mounted drill rigs ( tall mast and short mast), high torque track drill rig (hi and low mast), all-terrain drill rig & remote access portable drill rigs (LAR).


Photo Gallery

Truck Rigs

Truck Rigs
Northern California

CME Rig

CME Rig
Santa Rosa

DR10K

DR10K
Mendocino County

DR10K ENV. Study

DR10K ENV. Study
Humboldt County

DR10K Install Well Under Canopy

DR10K Install Well Under Canopy
San Francisco

DR8K Petaluma

DR8K Petaluma
Sidewalk

DR5K

DR5K
Drilling in Arcata

DR8K

DR8K
DeWatering Well 9' Ceiling 10 inch-augers Santa Clara

DR8K

DR8K
Limited Bike & Walking Path

Portable

Portable
San Francisco Basement

 

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Health and Safety:


All personnel have current 40-hr OSHA health and safety training and participate in a medical surveillance program. We provide our own PPE.