Water Well Drilling –
Reliable & Recommended

bigrig2Well Arden Ltd T/A “Ellis Well Drilling” offer a Nationwide service based in Minvaude, Hacketstown, Co. County Carlow have professional expertise in well drilling and pump installation locating water on sites, existing homes, farms, factories  etc.

A Well established family run business for over 50 years, we have built up a good reputation with our skills and services. our reputation is widely recognized in the well drilling industry. Our years of experience ensure that we will complete your project on time and to your full satisfaction. Our modern equipment and experienced workforce promise the highest level of efficiency on site.

Give us a call on (059) 6471355 to obtain a free quotation or to arrange a free on site consultation.

Phone lines operate Monday- Saturday, 9am til late!!!!!

Our business is continually developing through recommendations, ambition and word of mouth from our satisfied clients who have been impressed with our professional abilities. All wells drilled, are to EPA standards. References available on request.

We offer a high quality of service with very competitive rates.

sub-pumpHaving Your Own Well:

Advantages of a Bored Well:

  • It is for your own private use, to use freely as you wish.
  • A private well is cost effective when compared to rates charged by public water schemes, a bored well has only the initial cost at the start of the project and is not subject to water rates.
  • If you are paying or scheduled to be charged for your water supply we can reduce these charges by sinking a well on your property.
  • Private wells are not subject to the water charges brought in by the government in 2015.
  • It’s a natural source and you know where it’s coming from.
  • Its untreated by chemicals
  • Requires very little maintenance
  • No planning permission is required to drill a well on your property
  • Local authority grants available to houses over 7 years
  • Farmers can claim vat back for the boring of a well at the end of the year on the vat 58 form.


  • Newly built homes will not qualify for local authority grant.
  • A dwelling house connected to the water mains or have it in the vicinity do not qualify for a grant.
  • It’s difficult to predict quality and quantity.

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  • matsWe review your terrain and check that our equipment can access the drilling location
  • We set an appointment for work to commence
  • We visit your site and discuss your needs
  • We look after the complete project from well to pump.
  • Your well is ready to use.

We have all terrain mats that can be laid on lawns or wet areas to avoid damage when accessing your site .


Health & safety:

Safety has …… and always will be…… our foremost priority . We pride ourselves on our attention to Health & safety, our h&s and method statements are drawn up in accordance with the health & safety legislation and kept currently up to date. All our employees must pass our safety and environmental standards.

Safety is our top priority. Keeping out team and your job site safe is what we’ve built our reputation upon.

We are c2 registered and hold current public liability insurance.

health_safetyMethod and safety statements, safe passes available on request.

References Available: We would be happy to facilitate your request for referrals from our client list. Customers will be advised on follow up plans which include:

  • Pump Installation
  • Water Testing
  • Filtration etc
  • Heat pumps(geothermal)

Please  contact us for details on any of the above
Tel: +353 (0) 59 6471355
Email at: info@elliswelldrilling.ie