Drilling water wells is costly
Reported completion costs for new wells in California, 2009-2019.
Well completion costs in California over the past decade run as high as $87,000 for a domestic well, $750,000 for an agricultural well and $1.2 million for a municipal well.
Data compiled by D. Nguyen; n=2 (municipal), 6 (agricultural), 26 (domestic).
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Jasechko and Perrone 2020
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