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.
3 Nov 2014

Dales Water Staff Take On Site Fork Lift Training

By | November 3rd, 2014|News, Training|

As part of our commitment to health and safety Dales Water undertake various training courses throughout the year. With several staff taking a manual handling course in the Spring this week saw some of our drilling & maintenance team taking part in an onsite forklift training day. The course was provided by Livius Training and [...]

28 Oct 2014

Acidisation of Boreholes

By | October 28th, 2014|News, Water Well Advice|

From time to time boreholes that have been drilled into chalk aquifers need to be either developed to increase performance or rehabilitated due to blockage by incrustations. One technique used to achieve this is acidisation whereby hydrochloric acid is used in large quantities to facilitate the removal of soft material from within the borehole and [...]

18 Sep 2014

New Job Vacancy at Dales Water for an Admin Assistant

By | September 18th, 2014|News|

This position is now filled. Due to continued expansion we are looking to recruit either a full time or part time (dependant on the candidate and there availability) administration assistant, the initial appointment would be of 1 year duration with a view to this being permanent thereafter. Examples of the tasks involved are: Dealing with [...]

24 Jul 2014

Dales Water Borehole Helps Asparagus Grower Save on Mains Water Bills

By | July 24th, 2014|Case Studies, News|

Dales Water Services were approached by a vegetable growing and washing farm based in North Lincolnshire that specialises in Asparagus and Shallots. Employing over 20 full time staff the operation is one of the largest asparagus producers in the UK and supplies to a range of supermarkets and grocers up and down the country. The [...]

19 Jun 2014

Benefits of Borehole Water Supplies for use on Pig Farms

By | June 19th, 2014|Borehole Information, News|

Water is important but it's an expensive resource that is easily influenced by infrastructure and climate, often leaving the pig farmer with an expensive, inadequate supply that is restricted in times of good weather. Furthermore, we are all seeing our mains water bills go up with reports of mains water companies making substantial profits at [...]

16 Jun 2014

Melmerby Run Results and The Tour De Dales

By | June 16th, 2014|News|

On May 25th 242 runners took to the streets of Melmerby to take part in the Melmerby 10K road race. As mentioned in an earlier blog post we were sponsoring the race and providing all the bottled water for runners and spectators. Joe Barnett, Dales Water - Melmerby 10k - 50:38.8 The race [...]

19 May 2014

Dales Water Sponsor Melmerby 10k Run

By | May 19th, 2014|News|

We're pleased to announce that this year we are sponsoring the Melmerby 10k run which takes place on Sunday May 25th at 11.30am. As part of our sponsorship we have provided all the bottled water for participants in the race. This 10k race used to be part of the Yorkshire Dales Race Series and is [...]

10 May 2014

Dales Water Bereavement

By | May 10th, 2014|News|

It is our sad news to inform all our clients, friends, suppliers and those associated to Dales Water Services Ltd. that one of our founding directors, Chris Dodds, died on the 08th May at 10.20am. He was surrounded by his family and friends at the time of his death. Needless to say all at Dales [...]

22 Apr 2014

How a Borehole Can Protect Your Farm from Price Rises and Supply Problems

By | April 22nd, 2014|Case Studies, News, Press|

In April we were asked to contribute to the widely read British Farmer & Grower magazine which is part of the National Farmer's Union. Our contribution, for the "Focus on: Renewable Energy" section, looked at how a borehole can benefit a farm to both reduce costs and increase efficiency. Using one of our customers as [...]

14 Apr 2014

Manual Handling Course Completed

By | April 14th, 2014|News|

With several members of our team completing the National Water Hygiene Card Scheme in March this month our maintenance and drilling staff undertook the CIEH Level 2 Award in Manual Handling course. The course was run by Livius Training based in Ripon and this Chartered Institute of Environmental Health qualification has been designed for employees [...]