The Past In 1893, as Minnesota expanded, a major need for fresh ground water developed. Thus, Thein Well was founded by Eugene Thein to provide house, farm and community wells in Minnesota. The Present With appreciation of their many dedicated employees, Thein Well has continued to expand for over 100 years. Now in its fourth generation of Thein family involvement, Thein Well continues to provide services throughout the six-state North Central region of the United States from six locations. And we're still growing! The Future Thein Well, known for leadership and innovation in the drilling industry, has an objective in the years ahead to continue to be in the forefront of state-of-the-art technology and techniques.