Why get a bore?

You can save lots of money on your water bills! A single bore can save you thousands of dollars over its life.

We can drill a new bore and supply and install your new pump within a morning or afternoon, and you can be watering your lawn before we drive away. You don't even have to be home at the time!

There are a few things we need your help with to ensure we can get the job done as quickly and smoothly as possible; refer to our handy checklist.

But, aren't bores expensive?

They are not expensive at all!

We have perfected a local modification using the latest, international best practice methods, standards and equipment for a completed and cased PVC bore.

Most areas can have a bore drilled, and a pump supplied and installed for less than $3300! inc GST

We also offer a Seniors and Carers discount!

15% discount off the original price of water bore drilling and installation.

10% discount off the original price to supply and install the pump.

Not valid with any other offer. No other offers are allowed; discount applies to standard drilling rates only and not already discounted rates. We need to see your Seniors or Carers card for the discount to be applied.

OK, what else do I need to consider before having a bore drilled?

While we try our best to make the whole process as simple and hassle-free as possible, here are a few things you should consider before deciding to have a bore drilled.

Where to put the bore

Our drilling rig is mounted on a light truck which will need access to the location you'd like the bore drilled. See the FAQ for truck dimensions and more.

Is there power nearby for the pump and, if not, how costly it might be to install? While the pump does not need to be directly on the bore (it can be under the house, in a shed, through a fence, etc.), please consider how easy it will be to distribute the water from the pump outlet to where you will need it.

If you think your preferred location might be difficult to access or needs fence sections removed or trees cut back, call us on 1800 193 194 to discuss your options.

Location of utilities

Please try to locate the underground services on your property, especially the pipe to the sewer mains.

If you're unsure where any services are on your property, we can contact the council for this information (for an additional $100 fee). See the FAQ for more details.

Disposal of soil

Usually, there are 3 - 5 wheelbarrow loads of material you need to find a place for as we cannot take this with us. If you have any holes or low points in your yard, this will be a great time to fill them.

I've decided I want a bore; what's next?

You can call us on 1800 193 194 for a free quote, but why not try our online quote form? It's quick and easy, and we'll typically contact you with a response in less than an hour (during regular business hours)!

Backyard Bores Pty Ltd

Your water bore and geotech drilling specialists since 2002. Covering the Mackay region from Bowen to Rockhampton and west to Clermont.

We have drilled 3x more groundwater monitoring wells around Mackay than any other drilling company.

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