SETUP PROCEDURES - WATER WELL DRILLING RIG (WWDR)
Tools and Special Tools
Wrench, Combination 1-1/8-in.
(Volume 2, WP 0231, Table 1, Item 68, Table
1, Item 99)
Wrench, Internal Wrenching, 1/2-in.
(Volume 2, WP 0231, Table 1, Item 100)
SETUP AND CAB CONTROLS SETUP
Always wear double hearing protection, safety glasses, hard hat, gloves, and steel
toe shoes during operation of the Water Well Drilling System. Failure to comply
may result in injury or death to personnel. Seek medical attention in the event of an
Watch for power lines that sag before entering a site. Do not lift power lines to gain
entrance. Power lines are dangerous and contain high voltages that can cause
electrocution and severe burns. Call the utility company to have the power lines
raised or de-energized. Only move the drilling rig with the derrick in its lowered
position. Failure to comply may result in injury or death to personnel. Seek medical
attention in the event of an injury.
Position WWDR on ground as stable and level as possible.
Make sure drill operator has a clear view of mud cleaning system operator.
See Figure 1 for a general diagram of a typical drill site set up. Drill operator will
determine best position for setting up equipment for each specific drill site.
Position WWDR in a location where ground is as stable and level as possible (Figure 1).