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Designed to be tough, robust and highly reliable, Dando's water well drilling rigs are providing safe, clean water in some of the world’s most difficult environments, where inferior rigs will simply not cope. Dando supplies its hydraulic top-drive rotary and cable percussion water well rigs to a diverse range of organisations worldwide, including UN bodies, government departments, large and small NGOs, military organisations and private contractors. 

Dando can also provide complete tooling packages and on-site training for all their machines, ensuring the customer realises the full potential of their water well rig. 


Buffalo 4000 Water Well Drilling Rig

Using the straightforward but incredibly effective cable percussion drilling technique, the Dando Buffalo 4000 is a cost effective drilling rig perfect for installing hand pumped water wells in areas of poor infrastructure and difficult terrain.

8" casing= 61m depth

6" casing= 81m depth

Without casing= 90m depth


Watertec 4000 Water Well Drilling Rig

With a pullback of 4,000kgf, the Watertec 4000 is an ultra-compact, lightweight water well rig designed for drilling shallow to medium depth boreholes in tough working environments.



Multitec 4000 MK3 Multipurpose Rig

The Multitec 4000 is the latest addition to Dando’s line of high performance multipurpose top-drive rotary rigs and is the smallest in the range so far. With a pullback of 4000kgf, the rig is designed to be ultra-compact, lightweight, easily transportable, and capable of a wide range of drilling techniques for the water, mineral, geotechnical and geothermal sectors.



Watertec 9000 Water Well Drilling Rig

A compact , high performance water well drilling rig with a pullback capacity of 10,000kgf. Available with a range of mounting options including track, truck and trailer.

4 1/2"(25kg/m) drill rod= 400m

3 1/2" (13.5kg/m) drill rod= 740m


Multitec 9000 Multipurpose Rig

With a pullback capacity of 10,000kgf this compact, powerful drilling rig is suitable for water well, mineral exploration, geotechnical investigation and GHP drilling. The rig is track mounted as standard but can also come mounted on truck, trailer or the customer's own support vehicle.

4" (25kg/m) drill rod=400m

3 1/2" (13.5kg/m) drill rod= 740m


Watertec 12.8 Water Well Drilling Rig 

With a pullback of 12,800kgf, this highly robust and reliable mid-range drilling rig is capable of drilling medium to deep water wells using the on board mud pump, or air drilling utilising a separate compressor. The rig comes with a range of mounting options including truck, trailer or the customer's own support vehicle.

4 1/2"(23kg/m) drill rod= 556m

3 1/2" (13.5kg/m) drill rod= 948m


Watertec 24 Water Well Drilling Rig

Developed for use in demanding environments, the incredibly successful Watertec 24 has a pullback capacity of 24,000kgf and is capable of a wide range of drilling techniques including flooded reverse.

4 1/2"(23kg/m) drill rod= 1043m

3 1/2" (13.5kg/m) drill rod= 1777m


Watertec 40 Water Well Drilling Rig

The hugely successful Watertec 40 has been designed for drilling large diameter water wells to great depths in some of the world's most challenging environments. With a lifting capacity of 40,000kgf, the rig is favoured by large aid agencies, government departments and private contractors for deep borehole drilling projects worldwide.

4 1/2"(23kg/m) drill rod= 1739m

3 1/2" (13.5kg/m) drill rod= 2962m


NEW Watertec 50 Water Well Drilling Rig

The largest rig in the Dando Watertec range, the Watertec 50 boasts a powerful pullback capacity of 50,000 kgf and is capable of drilling large diameter wells to great depths in harsh working environments. 



Sonic SDC375 Sonic Drilling Rig

Using the sonic drilling technique, the SDC375 is a compact, robust machine capable of fast and effective water well drilling in areas of limited space. Pullback for the Sonic SDC375 is 10,000kgf.



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