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Sand point well

Is it possible to replace a driven well point using the same hole the old one came out of? I have a driven point well (aka "sand point") that is not letting water through. Whether there's some obstruction at the bottom at the foot valve, or rust and corrosion have built up around the screen, or whatever else might be the problem down there, the well/point guy says the cost of putting in a new point is just $500 less than the approx $4500 cost of drilling a conventional well. Which is something I'm going to have to save up for. But I know that a landowner can drive their own point (by Wisconsin laws/regulations). So does anybody know if I can just get the existing pipe and point pulled out, and then drive a new point down the same hole the old one came out of? Running water is real handy, and if I can save costs by buying a point, pounding cap, and pipes myself and then drive it myself, then I can get running water sooner.

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To get the old pipe out might cost 500 or more . have to be done with some type of crane or wrecker with BIG WENCH(hoist). a convention well drilled depends on the depth they have to go down as to the cost . sand point wells are usually really shallow .

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