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Drill Rig Manufacturers Specializing in Compact Water Well and Geothermal Drill Rigs

Launched in 1987, Geoprobe® continuously innovates drill rigs and tooling to make your job faster, easier, and safer. Since 2017 we've applied these principles to our DRILLMAX®  line of equipment, engineered to minimize maintenance while maximizing production on water well drilling, geothermal drilling, or cathodic protection drilling jobs.


With the necessary tophead rotation speed, head feed speed, and plenty of mud pump options to get the job done, complete your water well drilling, geothermal drilling, and cathodic protection drilling jobs with a single, compact water well drill.

Water Well Drill

Water Well Drilling

Compact drill rig size makes mobilization to and into tight job sites cheaper and easier without sacrificing on torque, mast speed, or pumps to make water well drilling efficient.

Geothermal drill rig

Geothermal Drilling

Engineered to handle drilling multiple borings per day, DRILLMAX® drill rigs exceed expectations in tough geothermal drilling conditions.

Cathodic Protection

Cathodic Protection Drilling

Designed with reliability and serviceability in mind, DRILLMAX® drill rigs complete cathodic protection drilling without the worry of creating additional mess or scheduling returns due to breakdowns.

Drill Rig Service Team Support

With drill rig service centers in Kansas, Florida and Pennsylvania, you’ll have industry-leading drill rig service team support nearby for your routine maintenance or more in-depth rig remounting and refurbishment.

Factory Service Center

1835 Wall Street • Salina, Kansas 67401 • (352) 854-1566

Southeast Service Center

5801 SW 6th Place • Ocala, Florida 34474 • (352) 854-1566

East Coast Service Center

468 Limestone Rd • Oxford, Pennsylvania 19363 • (610) 467-1750

News & Resources

See how our customers have had success with our drilling rigs.


Factory Visit Reveals Manufacturing Expertise

Whether a veteran driller or just starting out, a factory visit provides valuable insight when making the investment required to purchase a new rig. Taking time to see firsthand how the rig you’re considering is engineered and manufactured and meeting the


Going the Distance with Geoprobe®/DRILLMAX®

Getting their start in 1992 doing mostly environmental work at gas stations, SHEPLER WELL DRILLING does 75 percent environmental and 25 percent residential work. Lately a lot of their work involves production wells and recovery wells in oil fields.


Service Worth a 16-hour Road Trip

Having owned J&J WATER WELL & WINDMILL SERVICES since 2013, Robbie Barnard implemented drilling services in 2020.


Back to Our Roots

Four decades ago Michael Barlow began installing pumps and drilling wells with one rig. He diversified into commercial geothermal projects in the early '90s. Today MICHAEL BARLOW DRILLING & SERVICE INC. completes as much service volume as drilling. This i

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