At H & S WATER WELL DRILLING & PUMP COMPANY we’re always one step ahead, keeping up with the ever changing technology in our industry. We provide excellent service in a timely and sufficient manner! We specialize in the commercial, residential, and agricultural water industries. Using state-of-the-art and up to-date equipment, we have the best tools to get your job done right!

H & S Well Drilling History

When it comes to well drilling and well rehab / repair in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, or Monterey Counties, H & S Well Drilling is your safest bet for a low-risk, stress free well drilling experience. We know that having your well drop off in water production or dry up isn’t fun. But we want to help you make an educated decision and avoid paying more than you should for a water well and remove all the hassle that may come with well drilling contractors other than H & S Water Well Drilling & Pump Company. We have a unique understanding of the well drilling process, and we have created an educational center in our website to answer the most commonly asked questions and to help people who are drilling wells or experiencing well problems for the first time make an educated decision.


Darren Shetler grew up on the Central Coast of California and attended California Polytechnic State University. He obtained a B.S. in Finance in 1984 and a B.S. in Accounting in 1985. In 1986 he obtained a Masters in Business Administration. Prior to obtaining his degrees, he completed numerous construction projects.

H & S Well Drilling History

In September of 1986 Darren accepted a position with a local development company as a superintendent responsible for the completion of 27 single-family residential hillside homes. In 1988 he continued with that same developer to complete 40 additional residences.

In 1989 Darren established Shetler Construction, Inc. Under his guidance as CEO, Shetler Construction, Inc. successfully completed numerous commercial projects between 1989 to 1996.

In 1996 Darren established Castlerock Development. He is the CEO of the company and oversees it’s various opperations. Castlerock Development is a developer of residential single-family homes and builds communities throughout the Central Coast of California. These projects have ranged in size with the largest being a 220 home residential community.

Over the years Darren has also established a number of holding companies and LLC's for the purpose of purchasing and holding various Real Estate Investments.

In 2015 Darren established H & S Water Well Drilling & Pump Company to pursue his interest in developing productive water facilities.

Darren currently resides in San Luis Obispo, California with his two children. He and his family are active in numerous community activities, events, benefits and sponsorships in and around the Central Coast.