About Us

Providing Milford with prompt, courteous well and pump repair for over 75 years 

Brief history

corn field in Nebraska
Earnest Well Drilling is a sole proprietorship owned and operated by Ben Earnest III. Following family tradition, Ben Earnest III became a a licensed well driller/pump installer. The business was originally started by Ben's grandfather in the 1920's. Since then, prompt, courteous service has been top priority with every well and pump repair and installation job.

In 1990, the company moved to a new location with over 25,000 square feet of shop space and a full warehouse. With the use of modern technology and reliable equipment, Ben Ernest III and his team have made an already great company into a well managed, successful, modern business serving eastern Nebraska.

Our team

Water preasure check up by professional

Our professional team of trained pump installers and well drillers have over 100 years of combined experience under their belts. We have two certified well drillers and four certified pump installers who can complete your water system correctly, neatly and in a timely fashion. We use high tech machinery and equipment to get your water project done right without delay or hassle. Trust our team with your next heavy duty drilling project.

Our equipment

Pump machine for water project
Our customers range from long time farm residents to individuals developing land. Each trust and depend on us  for their  work to be completed safely, on-time and within regulations. We have the know-how and equipment to get the job done right for their projects, large or small. We are the company to contact for every water system project in Eastern Nebraska. Our business is equipped to drill an average of 100 wells a year. We operate with three drill machines, three service trucks, four backhoes, and two trenchers. All of our machines are maintained properly and have up-to-date service records.
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