Definition of sand point well in US English:

sand point well

noun

  • A well consisting of a pipe with a solid steel point and lateral perforations near the end, which is driven into the earth until groundwater is reached, when a suction pump is applied to the upper end.

    • ‘Domestic wells seemed to be most vulnerable to septic-waste contamination when they were sand-point wells within 100 feet of a septic system and were less than 45 feet deep in a shallow, thin aquifer.’