You can drill your own shallow water well using PVC and household water hoses. It is a cheap and effective way to dig your own shallow water well.
Water well drilling or water well boring isn’t just for the pros with huge commercial drilling rigs. Digging a water well yourself is both interesting and fun. Having your own water well can save you a lot of money and in a SHTF a safe source of water
The water well drilling methods described here work well in digging/drilling through dirt, and clay, including really hard clay. They will not work if you need to drill through rock but, if the area you live in is flat or relatively flat, it is definitely worth a try. Many folks think they have to dig or drill their well into an aquifer. For irrigation and lawn watering, reaching an aquifer isn’t necessary.
You only have to drill under the standing water level. It is very likely that you can drill your own well. Many successful wells have been drilled using this well drilling method. It is cheap.