Faqs / Q:Why are intermediate wells often called “Salt & Pepper” wells

“Salt & Pepper” sand

A:  “Salt & Pepper” wells, or  Intermediate wells are normally 3″ or 4″ in diameter and are drilled to depths of 220-320 feet. At this depth water is withdrawn from a aquifer that consist of clays and sands that resemble salt & pepper.

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