We have a well head that was drilled in 2016. The drill bit broke so they abandoned and moved over 4 feet and proceeded with drilling the well that I am using today. They only welded a plate on the pipe (not legal). Idaho Dept of Water Resources came out and said we have two legal options. Have the well company come out and fill it (which should have been done) or we can use it, but will have to seal the first I think he said 38ft(?). I would hate to abandon it. Our first thoughts were geothermal, but to be honest I am not sure of the cost to finish and would it benefit in the long run. I have asked around but I do not know of anyone who installs geothermal so that we can get advice on whether it is worth it. Or does someone have any other advice on what we could use it for? Our setup is... we live in the rockies on a ridge. The well head is located about 100ft away from the house and downhill probably about a 30 ft drop in elevation. My house is an old cabin on pier blocks with a 2-3ft crawl space. At this point the floor is not insulated, but I plan on doing it afterwards. We only have wood heat and obviously we get subzero temperatures in the winter and 90's in the summer. Hope this helps any productive advice or suggestions would be appreciated.
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