Wells in bedrock aquifers are typically drilled, with an open length of borehole to collect water. This video describes the basic construction of bedrock wells and explains how they get water. PrivateWellClass.org is a service of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Funding has been provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Rural Community Assistance Partnership. Click here to sign up for our free well care e-course.