About Us

Desmond Well Drilling, Inc., in operation since 1979, serves Cape Cod and the Islands and Southeastern Massachusetts.  The experienced crews at Desmond Well Drilling, Inc. install complete domestic and small commercial water well systems and wells for irrigation, open-loop geothermal and agriculture.  “Quality workmanship is our best recommendation” is our mission and has been since the beginning.  Offering water pump and water storage tank service and replacement, Desmond Well Drilling, Inc. services 2″, 4″ and 6″ wells.

We inventory submersible pumps, jet pumps and water storage tanks.  Working with engineers, our environmental division, Cape Cod Test Boring, specializes in hollow stem auger drilling and direct push probing with split spoon soil sampling, geotechnical borings and monitoring/observations wells installation and well decommissioning.  Currently, Desmond Well Drilling, Inc. operates four drill rigs with support equipment.  Operating with 200 feet of solid stem augers and hollow stem augers for 2″, 4″ and 6″ wells, Desmond Well Drilling, Inc. is prepared to meet the needs of Cape Cod residents and businesses.

We operate a CME-75 drill rig mounted on a Peterbilt, a CME-45B mounted on a Ford 550 4X4 vehicle and a CME-45C mounted on a Ford 550 4X4 vehicle, all manufactured by Central Mine Equipment of Missouri.

Coming soon – CME45 track mounted rig with hollow stem auger and direct push capabilities.  This rig will be able to get into tighter spaces with a width of 7′ 3″ and a length of 14′ 11″.

Additional equipment includes a Ditch Witch vacuum truck, a Pulstar hydraulic pump hoist truck, a steam cleaner, two air compressors, a grouting machine, generators, a mini-excavator, a Ditch-Witch trencher and a Dingo.

The Pulstar hydraulic pump hoist truck serves for pulling and setting larger pumps.

As members in good standing of the Massachusetts Groundwater Association, Tom and Sally Desmond have served as Officers over the past several years, including terms as President and Secretary, respectively. Michelle Borghi served a two-year term as president of the MGWA and continues to serve the MGWA on the Membership Committee.  Tom Desmond recently resigned after 10 years as a board member for the New England Water Well Association (NEWWA) Board of Directors, the group that offers the annual NEWWA Show bringing drillers and water well professional together from across New England and New York.

Additional professional memberships include National Groundwater Association (NGWA), American Ground Water Trust (AGWT), Water Systems Council (WSC) and Cape Cod Landscape Association. As actively involved members, the team at Desmond Well Drilling, Inc. maintains knowledge of all of the issues facing the drillers and consumers of well water.  Desmond Well Drilling, Inc. works to protect you as a consumer.

Desmont Well Drilling Rig drilling at a customers home

Desmond Well Drilling, Inc. is licensed, OSHA certified, and insured

Well Driller License #299

Well Driller License #764

Well Driller License #877

Well Rig Permit #024

Well Rig Permit #0089

Well Rig Permit #0551

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