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About Us


Austin Drilling Inc. was founded in 1960 by A.D. Austin and J.D. Austin in West Columbia, South Carolina. Now into our third generation, we continue as a family-owned business with a reputation for quality work, trustworthy employees and honest business practices with our customers. Our customers know us as one of the most reliable groundwater and drilling companies in South Carolina, and a company that operates with the utmost integrity in all of our operations.  It is our goal to provide safe and clean drinking water, not only to ensure the success of our business but to preserve water as a natural resource.


Through continuing education, we keep current with changes in our industry and maintain a state-of-the-art fleet with the latest technology and equipment. Our technicians are expertly trained and will work with you to design water systems to suit your groundwater situation in South Carolina. We have learned over the years that these two aspects of our business allow us to give you superior installation and service for your water system.

What Separates Austin Drilling Inc. From Other Well Drilling Companies?


  • We provide on-site well consultations to answer your questions and determine the optimum location for your residential or business well in South Carolina.
  • We utilize up-front drilling contracts to keep you informed of the scope of work.
  • Our state-of-the-art fleet of drilling equipment and service trucks help us to provide reliable service.
  • We are members of the South Carolina Ground Water Association and the National Ground Water Association, which we use in conjunction with continuing education to stay current with our industry.
  • Our employees are paid by the hour, not by the foot. This ensures that well depth isn't increased so that weekly footage bonuses can be met.
  • Our service trucks are dispatched by mobile phones to allow the fastest service possible.
  • Our trained employees are courteous and understanding of your needs.
  • We are fully insured and certified with general liability insurance to protect your interests on site.
Our customers know Austin Drilling as one of the most reliable groundwater and drilling companies in South Carolina.
  • Licensed | Bonded | Insured
  • National Well Water Association
  • South Carolina Ground Water Association
  • National Ground Water Association

Austin Drilling Inc.

2584 Fish Hatchery Road

West Columbia, SC 29170


Fax: 803-955-9091

SCGWA supports the interests of the ground water industry in SC and protects the rights of all South Carolinians to own and use private wells. NGWA is a community of groundwater professionals working together to advance groundwater knowledge and the success of our members.

Business Hours:

Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm