Tag: water

Well Masters Visits Black Country Museum

We took a trip up to visit the Black Country Museum. The journey was awful but the Museum was absolutely fantastic. The Black Country is west of Birmingham, UK. It got its name from the air. There was so many coal mines, furnaces, iron foundries, brass foundries and chimneys that the air and sky was 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

Digging a well

We are getting ready to dig a well by hand. We have estimated a depth of around 25 feet deep going by the local geology. We are getting the camera’s charged and ready so we will be bringing you the latest pictures and videos from start to finish. Keep checking back here or subscribe to Read More

Dug Well In Garden. Cleaned

Completed another well clean yesterday. Removed the old rusted pipe work and cleaned the walls down. The brick lining was a few meters in depth rested straight on to Wadhurst Clay Formation Rock. The rock continued another 5 meters. At the bottom once we pumped all the water out of the well we found a 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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