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Hello all! My first post and am having a problem.

I have bees in a water well casing and am trying to come up with a way to get them out. I figure the comb is basically lost because I can't see how far down it is. I figure at this point I need to :

1. get the bees out, so water well people can come in and jet well to remove comb and such.

Any suggestions?
 

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You need to get under the comb with something like an umbrella, clamshell or corkscrew. I would put a wire through an oval (really elliptical) piece so that when it is pulled up the rod is on the lower third and it extends to the casing on all sides. pull what you can up. If they just wash it into the well where is the brood, bacteria and pathenogens? I sure hope you would not drink from the well if that is the solution.
 
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