Tom Richardson, President
Tom is president and owner of H2O Well Service Inc. He is a licensed water well driller in Idaho, Washington, Montana and Arizona. Tom has over 40 years of field experience in the construction of domestic water wells, municipal water wells, cathodic protection wells and monitoring wells though a variety of drilling methods which include air rotary, cable tool, mud rotary and reverse circulation. He is certified and experienced in environmental drilling. Hazmat certified since 1984. He served on the first technical advisory board for the state of Washington and was recognized for his participation in the re-writing of the well construction and licensing rules. He has served on both the Idaho Ground Water and Washington Ground Water board of directors and is past president of the Idaho Groundwater Association. In his spare time he volunteers to drill wells in Guatemala for remote villages that do not have clean water through Water For Life.
Jim Johnston, Vice President
Jim brings over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, dealing with projects exceeding 1 billion dollars. He graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage. He is a licensed Electrical General Administrator in Washington and Journeyman 01 Electrician, licensed in Idaho, Washington, and Alaska. Jim oversees H2O's operations and project estimating. His skills and knowledge in plumbing and electrical controls provide H2O the ability to assist customers with large scale projects such as Commercial, Industrial, and Municipal Systems. Jim's past experience includes both on site and field engineering for such companies as British Petroleum and Phillips Petroleum. His regular duties also includes administrating the safety and training program for the construction site.
Larry Previti, Project Mgr
Larry has been involved in water well project sales since 1997. His 22 plus years’ experience and knowledge of well drilling and pump systems ensures that your water well experience goes as smoothly as possible.
Larry oversees your project from site development, working with the property owner and contractors, through completion of water flowing.
John Thornton, Project Mgr
Since 2011 John has worked in the well drilling field and heavy equipment operation. He joined the H2O team in 2016 and now adds his knowledge and experience to our project management department. In addition, he has a deep background in sales and service that enables him to ensure your well drilling project proceeds as seamlessly as possible, from site preparation to installation of a pump system tailored to meet your personal water needs.
Brian Brinkmeier, Project Mgr
Brian has been in the Water industry for 20 plus years. From Idaho, and Washington to Colorado and Wyoming. He is a licensed driller for the state of Colorado which has some of the countries strictest and most difficult standards, rules and regulations in drilling and well production. He started in the Water industry as a drillers assistant here in North Idaho, then moved into being a well driller. He is well versed in numerous forms of drilling. From Air, Mud, and Reverse Circulation. He is very experienced in the construction and management of domestic and municipal wells. Not long after his start in well drilling he started in the Agriculture world of water in Washington. There Brian began sales and project management for service and design of pivot and pump stations VFD drives and river pump stations all for large farming operations. He has also worked in Colorado and Wyoming states in water and oilfields,has Safeland training and as a private water well contractor for frac water and injection wells. As well Brian has worked extensively in sales and project management for multiple large teams and crews in the Water Well industry in these areas. He has completed sales for IAU (International Ag University) business, consulting and management courses. Brian works year round on his continuing education to be sure that he has all of the most up to date information and training for rules, regulations and standards required to bring clean water to his customers and provide best service with the highest integrity.
Vince Dewitte, Service Mgr
Vince is H2O's service department Manager and strives to make your service experience a pleasant one from the time we receive your initial call through the completion of your repair. If you need service for your system, Vince has the knowledge and experience.