0:000:22How thick should Drywall Mud be? #Shorts - YouTubeYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clipWell when it comes to non-setting mud. This is about as thick as it should ever be any thicker thanMoreWell when it comes to non-setting mud. This is about as thick as it should ever be any thicker than that. And you really should use setting type joint compound.
They started with a wide circle digging down to about six feet. Then they lowered ladders, and bricked up the walls. Leaving a small shelf around the bottom of this layer, they then dug a smaller hole down another six feet, lowered the ladder, and bricked up that layer. They continued this until they hit water.
It was covered with a cap of wood, stone, or concrete. Since it is so difficult to dig beneath the ground water table, dug wells are not very deep. Typically, they are only 10 to 30 feet deep. Being so shallow, dug wells have the highest risk of becoming contaminated.