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
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
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
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
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
We have an interesting job on at the moment. We first went to see the well which had all its old pumping equipment still in place minus the old wind pump which has long gone except the bottom tower stands. On measuring the well it only had 1 foot of water which seemed very strange
We have just returned from restoring a hand dug well located just next to Ironbridge. We stayed in a lovely little village called Broseley Wood less then 500 meters from Ironbridge and the River Severn. Broseley Wood has the Pipeworks museum which we visited a few years back. Unfortunately closed during this visit. More
Glass well top gone on today along with two site visits done. One lovely old hand pump in need of restoration and a disused well wanting to be used within the house for all water usage. Heading home now after a long but successful day.