Lee Bates and Sons is truly a
landmark company in the well drilling industry. Lee Bates learned the business from his grandfather C.W. Bates, who owned and operated his own well drilling business in Ithaca, New York for over 40 years. Since Lee's father never was involved Lee opened his own business in Rome, NY in 1935.
continued to prosper as it has moved from generation to generation with Lee's sons Ed and Tom and
his grandson Chuck all taking part in operating the business.
Today, with over 75 years and 4 generations of experience, Lee Bates and Sons is proud to be one of the most respected well drillers
in the Central New York area. With over 8,400 wells there are few companies that have gained the
knowledge and expertise necessary to handle almost any job.
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NGWA Certification: N.G.W.A. CWD/PI# 140453 New York Registered Driller Num: NYRD# 10013