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


Sparge wells

Sparge points

Vapor probes

Vapor points

Groundwater Investigation – Wells Along Russian River – Sonoma County

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?

Over drilling existing wells and tremie

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
Northern California

Santa Rosa

Truck Rigs
Northern California

Santa Rosa

DR10K Install Well Under Canopy
San Francisco

Morooka Track
In South San Francisco



In Sacramento County

1993 – Portable Remote Access Rig Eureka
Humboldt County

Portable Off Track
On Creek Bed

Portable Remote Access Rig
In South Bay

Portable Remote Access Rig
In Fremont – South Bay

Portable Remote Access Rig
In Mountain View

Portable Remote Access Rig
Bay Area – Drilled & Sampled to 90′

Portable Remote Access Rig
SF Bay Area

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.