Water Well Contractors

An insurance program designed for commercial and residential water well drillers.

Partner with us to gain access to a uniquely rich specialty program – and the expertise to match.

Of the total 349 billion gallons of freshwater the United States withdraws each day, groundwater is estimated to be 79.6 billion gallons, or 26 percent.

Amwins Program UnderwritersWater Well Contractors insurance program is designed for water well drillers and service providers, pump installers, and core sample drillers.  We understand the complexities of groundwater industry risk management and have exclusive access to resources designed specifically with your client's needs in mind.  Our program provides extensive coverage customized to meet the unique needs of the industry while keeping your clients well protected along the way.


Eligible accounts

Groundwater Contractors

  • Water & geothermal well drilling & servicing
  • Groundwater pump installation, service and repair
  • Geotechnical & environmental drilling, including: core sampling and work performed at the direction of an engineer or consultant

Ineligible accounts

  • Operations performed for oil and gas companies and on oil and gas lease land, pipeline right-of-way, and refinery operations
  • Construction drilling (pilings and underpinning)
  • Drilling for cathodic protection


  • Property
  • General liability
  • Equipment breakdown
  • Crime
  • Cyber liability
  • Automobile
  • Excess
  • EPLI (not available in CA or LA)
  • Inland marine
    • Down-the-hole
    • Loss of income for damaged equipment
    • Installation coverage
    • Miscellaneous and small tools coverage 

Coverage is provided on an admitted basis unless otherwise indicated.

Water Well Contractors
Program details



The program is available in all U.S. states., except in: NY and Cook County, IL




A.M Best Rated "A"



Submission requirements

  • Completed industry standard applications, signed by the insured, including detailed property information to include construction, occupancy, square footage and age
  • Water Well Contractors supplemental questionnaire, signed by the insured
  • 5 years of recently valued company loss runs
  • Updated driver information
  • Expiring premiums and target premiums for all lines of coverage
  • Federal employer identification number (FEIN)
  • Complete vehicle identification numbers (VIN)
  • RIG schedule

Please refer to the Water Well Contractors submission checklist to ensure you have everything you need.

Please send submissions to: