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Established in 1957 – 4 Generations of Drillers
Highly respected in the water well industry — priding ourselves on thoroughness, quality workmanship, safety, and customer satisfaction.
We drill wells for home owners, commercial clients, farms, and ranches – operating two air-mud rotary drill rigs and two pump rigs. We also sell a wide range of pumps, including solar pumps; and are certified Geo-thermal drillers.”


David A. Landino Sr. – Owner (BIO)

  • Native: Santa Cruz, CA
  • Education: Graduate Santa Cruz HS, Graduate San Jose State *BS Political Science
  • Licenses: C-57 #334499, Pilot’s License (SEL w/high performance endorsement), CDL –A
  • Certifications: IGSHPN — International Ground Source Heat Pump Assn – Installation ground- source heat pump and drilling of geothermal wells.
  • Memberships: CGA, NGWA, AOPA, Santa Cruz Elks (Life Member), California Farm Bureau
  • California Groundwater Association – Past President 2004, Member Board of Directors, Bulletin 74 Task Force, Service on all committees, voted Contractor of the Year 2007
  • Current: BOD Member
  • Chairman: Insurance Committee
  • Member: Standards, Nominating, & CA Emissions Committees
  • Member: California Association Health Dept. Directors – Bulletin 74 Revision committee
  • Member: NGWA Standards Oversight Committee/ANSI Certification Water Well Standards


Darrell Landino – Superintendent (BIO)

  • Native: Santa Cruz, California
  • Graduate: Independent Studies, Santa Cruz
  • Licenses: C-57 Contractors License, CDL –A
  • Certifications: IGSHPN — International Ground Source Heat Pump Assn – to install ground-
  • source heat pumps and drill geothermal wells.
  • California Groundwater Association – General member serving on Education & Scholarship Committees, Central Coast Branch Vice President
  • *Superintendent for Landino Drilling Co., Operates Drilling Rigs & oversees pump service.
  • *Grew up in the business and has been a full-time employee since the age of eighteen