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Uncovering An Concrete Capped Water Well

We opened up a hand dug water well yesterday that has not seen the light of day for many years. It was in the middle of a driveway and was covered by a tree and bushes. The concrete cap was reinforced with just about everything and anything that was metal. We found bbq grills, half Read More

Hand Dug Water Well Sample/Display model

OK yes I have been bored over the holiday season. Although not an accurate depiction of a well system, hydrology or the geology and the builder was no master brick layer at least it kept me busy for a few hours and kids loved helping. Below ground the well bricks are not usually mortared but Read More

A few well cleans already booked for new year.

We have a few well cleans already booked for next year including specifying and installing filtration to one as the client would like to use it for all their water usage. Well toys will also be a big part of next year with some great customizations to them. Yes I know the big kid in Read More

Hand Dug Well Cleaning And Inspecting Video

Inspecting a vintage hand dug well with an impressive aquifer. Then cleaning to remove sediment build up. Read More

We Wish You A Happy Christmas And A Happy New Year

We would like to wish you all a great Christmas and a very happy new year from all of us here at well masters Read More

21st Century Hand Dug Well Now Complete

After some hard digging we finally made it down and sunk a well. The well has a yield of 20ltrs per min on average and we are all very happy with it. The standing water if left over night is a little less then 3.5meters deep so 3.5 tons of water available on a daily Read More

Well Masters Well Lighting Video

We have made a small video to show everyone some of our light systems that we have installed into wells. They are remote control and colour changing, they are capable of many different modes. We can also install standard white lights for a nice and simple yet very effective lighting of your hand dug well. Read More

Digging A New Well

We have started our new well dig. Yesterday went smoothly. The client is extremely happy and cannot wait to test his restored hand water pump in his new well. The digging is good at the moment. Read More

Lift And Force Well Pump

We will be installing a lift and force pump into a well next week. The pump is made of brass with leather gaskets and lead weights for non return valves. The handle is cast iron. We will be installing the pump 15 feet into a well using Oak or Elm beams. Keep checking back as Read More

21st Century Dug Well

We are looking forward to being the first in the United Kingdom to hand dig a water well in the 21st century. We will make record by doing it. I expect the last hand dug well was dug in the late 60’s, early 70’s so we will be the first in 50 years to sink Read More

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