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.
27 Nov 2018

Directional Drilling Project – Upgrading Farm Water Supply Pipes

By | November 27th, 2018|Case Studies, News|

A recent project involved a farmer who was suffering with low pressure around his farm buildings, due to only having 20mm pipe installed.  Expansion of his business has meant that he has put up additional buildings.  He approached Dales Water Services to see if we could help.  He was concerned, as he didn’t want to [...]

5 Sep 2018

Trainee Water Engineer

By | September 5th, 2018|News|

We have an exciting job opportunity within our specialist and growing water engineering company for a trainee water engineer. An ideal job for anyone with an interest in water, how to deliver and treat it, and who wants a hands on approach. Working on water delivery systems throughout the north of England and Scotland you [...]

26 Jun 2018

Water treatment: Rainwater harvesting

By | June 26th, 2018|Case Studies, News|

Sometimes, borehole water supplies, spring water supplies and mains water supplies aren’t available on a site. There is literally no source of water available, other than rainfall.  However, water may still be required. In these circumstances, the only option is rainwater harvesting. All water sources are essentially rainwater derived, as part of the hydrological cycle. [...]

1 Mar 2018

Cooper King Distillery

By | March 1st, 2018|Case Studies, News|

Sometimes our work means going to some interesting, and nice, places, meeting good people who are on interesting adventures. Cooper King Distillery, who make unique, and special gins and whiskies, run by Abbie and Chris, was just one of those jobs and our director, Jonny, got involved to improve and treat their water supply that [...]

6 Feb 2018

Large submersible borehole pump exchange

By | February 6th, 2018|Case Studies, News|

A recent project saw us revisit a borehole water supply used for a cooling and heating system used for an office block in a city centre location. The submersible borehole pumps had been installed a long time, in excess of 10 years, having originally been installed by us. Although still operational the client wanted them [...]

5 Feb 2018

Dales Water Helps School with Water Supply

By | February 5th, 2018|Case Studies, News|

A recent project saw us working for a specialist school in a remote location. The school was utilising a tarn water supply provided by a third party who were responsible for water quality but the site had been experiencing issues with water quality and were spending a lot of money on treating the supply themselves. [...]

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 [...]