1963 Agency for International Development. Village Technology Handbook. Department of State, Washington D.C. 20523.
1911 Bowman I. Well-drilling Methods. Water-Supply Paper 257. US Geological Survey, Department of the Interior.
1971 Brantly J.E. History of Oil Well Drilling. Gulf Publishing Company, Houston, Texas 77001.
1969 Gibson and Singer. Small Wells Manual. Office of War on Hunger, Agency for International Development, Washington D. C. 20523.
1948 Giese H. A Practical Course in Concrete. Portland Cement Association, Chicago, Illinois.
1966 Ground Water and Wells. E.E. Johnson Inc., St. Paul, Minnesota.
1972 Huisman L. Groundwater Recovery. Winchester Press, New York.
1951 Johnston C.N. Irrigation Wells and Well Drilling. Circular 404, Calif. Agric. Exp. Sta., University of California.
1974 Koegel R.G. Equipment and techniques for the construction of self-help wells. 16(6). Transactions of Amer. Soc. Agric. Engrs., St. Joseph, Michigan.
1923 Meinzer O.E. The Occurrence of Groundwater in the United States. Water-Supply Paper 489. US Geological Survey, Department of the Interior (Reprint 1959).
1975 Peace Corps. Wells Manual. Programme and Training Journal Publication, Washington D. C.
1971 Preble R.E. Well drilling in Southeast Asia. New England Water Works Assoc. J. 85(2).
1940 Rohwer C. Putting Down and Developing Wells for Irrigation. Circular 546, US Department of Agriculture, Washington D. C.
1959 Todd K.T. Ground Water Hydrology. John Wiley & Sons, New York.
1975 UNICEF. Rural water supply and sanitation in the developing countries. Guide List OLGA. United Nations, New York 10017.
1943 US War Dept. Well Drilling. Technical Manual TM5-297.
1969 V.I.T.A. The Construction and Maintenance of Water Wells. 3706 Rhode Island Ave. Mt. Rainier, MD 20822.
1976 Watt S.B. and Wood W.E. Hand Dug Wells. Intermediate Technology Development Group Ltd., London.
1974 White A.U. and Seviour C. Rural Water Supply and Sanitation in Less-Developed Countries. (Annotated Bibliography) I.D.R.C., Box 8500, Ottawa, Canada.
In addition to the formal publications listed above, there are many informal reports on well construction within governmental agencies responsible for public works, public health, development and agriculture, and within voluntary agencies, both religious and secular.