About Us

WDC Exploration & Wells, celebrating its 61st year in business, is located just north of Sacramento. Established in 1949 to service the needs of Northern California agricultural and municipal markets, WDC has grown to become one of the largest privately owned full service drilling company’s in the United States with operations throughout the West, Midwest and Southwest.

WDC has drilled water wells for the water supply industry, while also serving the environmental, geotechnical, mining, and energy and construction business sectors – providing efficient and reliable drilling through the most difficult and challenging environments.

The company provides well installation, soil sampling and rock coring, well abandonment, depth discreet water sampling, conductor casing installation, well development, and fishing services. Its rotary drilling systems are designed to undertake drilling operation in various geologic conditions.

A company based on the traditions of hard work, integrity and client service. WDC's reputation, forged over many years, is one for completing single well jobs or complex, multi-faceted, high profile projects with a focus on safety, innovation, dependability and professionalism.

WDC Exploration & Wells provides a very broad experience base with almost every available drilling and well installation technology. Our employees take pride in their expertise and work diligently to uphold or surpass our client's needs and expectations.

Business size

101-500 employees

Commercial presence