Jonathan Dalton

About Jonathan Dalton

2nd generation of one of the founding directors ‘Jonny’ has approximately 12 years in the groundwater industry in various guises. Jonny worked in the Groundwater and Contaminated Land unit of the Environment Agency dealing with both regulation of groundwater abstraction licenses, then became a senior Geo-environmental Scientist for a large consulting engineers before moving on to become a director at Dales Water full time in 2009. Jonny has been involved in large water well supply projects for both sports clubs and water bottling facilities but delivers on projects of all sizes.

25 Oct 2017

Dales Water Goes The Extra Depth

By | October 25th, 2017|Case Studies, News|

A recent job saw us contacted by a homeowner who was renovating their property that they had recently purchased. They had been told that the existing on-site borehole would be sufficient for their needs but on investigation, the building contractor established that the borehole pump did not work and the borehole ran dry very quickly. [...]

14 Aug 2017

Meet Dales Water’s Health, Safety & Project Manager: Craig Lawson

By | August 14th, 2017|News, Staff Profiles|

Craig has been with Dales Water since 2016 and is responsible for the company Health and Safety, he is also our Appointed Person for Lifting Operations and ensures all jobs involving our spider crane are planned and implemented in line with current legislation and guidance. Craig is a Technical Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety [...]

3 Aug 2017

Dales Water Helps Remote Pub Improve Water Supply

By | August 3rd, 2017|Case Studies, News|

A recent job saw our engineers tackle a tricky job at the Lion Inn at Blakey Ridge. Based in Kirkbymoorside at the highest point of the North York Moors National Park, it stands at an elevation of 1,325 feet. This provides stunning views but makes having a reliable water supply difficult. Dales Water have been [...]

15 May 2017

Dales Water Helps Animal Feed Supplier Tap into Borehole Water Supply

By | May 15th, 2017|Case Studies, News|

In February this year, we were contacted by a leading animal feedstuffs supplier to quote for some repair works on their mains water supply. Based in North of England, the firm has been serving farmers across the UK since 1900 and are a fourth generation owned family business. The job arose because the firm had been [...]

8 May 2017

The Dangers of Borehole Cross Connections

By | May 8th, 2017|Case Studies, News|

Many of our borehole installations involve taking a business or a homeowner off a mains water supply but keeping that supply available in the background. This is done for many reasons but primarily as a backup source of water should the borehole fail. Thousands of private water supplies up and down the UK have this [...]

9 Mar 2017

Installation of an 8″ Submersible Borehole Pump and 5″ Rising Main

By | March 9th, 2017|Case Studies, News|

We recently completed a project that required a large scale 8” (200mm) diameter submersible pump with a gross weight of approximately 160kg to be installed in a borehole. This pump was connected to a string of 5” (125mm) riser and suspended within a 12” (300mm) diameter abstraction borehole. (click to enlarge) Stainless steel [...]

30 Jan 2017

Dales Water Director Completes Directing Safely for Small to Medium Enterprises

By | January 30th, 2017|News|

Dales Water Services Limited are pleased to announce Director Jonathan Dalton has successfully completed the Directing Safely for Small to Medium Enterprises course. The course, approved and validated by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), is designed for individuals with strategic responsibility for determining effective health and safety management and putting it into [...]

5 Jan 2017

Our Mini Crane Helps Specialist Diving Team

By | January 5th, 2017|Case Studies, News|

In December we were contacted by a specialist diving team. They had seen our fantastic spider crane and wondered if we could help them. The team were planning a job on the Docks of the River Aire in Leeds to inspect a bridge from underwater. Due to the high sides of the docks their boat [...]

13 Dec 2016

Top Safety Accreditation for Dales Water Services Ltd

By | December 13th, 2016|News, Press|

Dales Water Services Ltd. has been awarded accreditation from Safecontractor for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety. Safecontractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises very high standards in health and safety management amongst UK contractors. Employing 22 people, Dales Water is principally involved in the Private Water Supply sector, [...]

5 Dec 2016

Dales Water Mini Crane Helps Retrieve Borehole Pump

By | December 5th, 2016|Case Studies|

A recent job saw us called to a borehole at a NHS Trust site to solve an issue with a borehole pump. The 6 inch borehole was drilled by Dales Water a number of years ago to a depth of 76 metres. The Trust opted to use a third party to install the pumping infrastructure [...]