Category: Well Restoration

Wind Pump Restoration

Today we start work on a 37 Type Climax wind pump. We will be reinforcing its feet, changing some rotten supports, general maintenance such as changing the oil in the Climax oil bath gearbox, renewing shafts, makings new leather gaskets for the well pump, restoring and Cleaning the well to create a working wind pump Read More

Aquifer system in hand dug well

Almost complete digging out and cleaning a hand dug well. The well was completely filled to ground level. We have now hit a mudstone bedrock which should give an ample amount of good clean water for the client to go self sufficient and off grid. Video is to show the client the progress and what Read More

Breaking Through To Water

This video is more to show the customer then to benefit anyone else. I will be uploading some videos today of other well restoration so please check back later.   Breaking through to water at 8.3 meters deep. The water was muddied before starting the video to show how quickly and how clear the water Read More

Clearing, Making Safe & Rebuilding Chalk & Flint Well

We attended the site to find a concrete slab and a small hole. With pearing into the small hole we were a little concerned to find half the floor surrounding the area had been undermined and was no longer supporting anything. This included a corner of the building. First thing was to remove the concrete Read More

We have many updates on the way.

We have been extremely busy and will have many updates to come on the blog. They will not be in order but at least it will give a good idea of just how busy we have been and will allow you to come down many wells with us without getting cold, wet or dirty. Lots Read More

Digging out a hand dug well

We have just completed digging and cleaning an old hand dug well within a garden to remove built up debris and remove any contaminants to allow fresh water to come in. The well was lined with large stones which sat on natural rocks with lovely interesting features and out-coves. The water comes in at a Read More

Well cleaning for a new building.

This well was to be cleaned ready for the well to be a feature within a new building which is fast being built. We saw this well back at the beginning of 2014. It has taken this long for all the building permissions etc to come through and has taken less then 5 weeks to Read More

Brick Lined Hand Dug Well In Driveway

Following from the other day a client of ours had a well within their driveway which they wished to have cleaned and a pump installed to allow usage of the water for irrigation. We successfully completed the well clean which took a little longer then we anticipated but wells are always full of surprises! We Read More

A well clean today turned into two

We initially set out to give the well a simple clean and health check before installing a pump system for irrigation and water the garden. We got to the bottom of the well to clean it but on standing / digging we found it was deeper then expected and had more then just silt build Read More

A drilled Borehole within a Well. Duke & Ockenden

Ok not just one but two. We have been a tad busy the past few weeks with 2 original Duke and Ockenden (D and O / Dando) drilled boreholes. They were drilled within a hand dug well so I expect there was drought one year and instead of digging the well deeper it was far Read More

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