16 Apr 2016

Using Boreholes for Garden Irrigation Systems

By | April 16th, 2016|Borehole Information, News|

Borehole water is an ideal use for garden and horticultural irrigation as it provides year-round water to your garden absolutely free from your own private borehole. A common misconception amongst homeowners is that boreholes are exclusively for industrial use or there are lots of hidden charges for extracting the water. The only cost is the [...]

23 Feb 2015

High Specification Boreholes

By | February 23rd, 2015|Borehole Information, News|

In certain industries a higher specification borehole installation maybe required to ensure a business can operate successfully and profitably. This can be for a number of reasons such as the need to comply with government regulations, to ensure that final product (of which water helped produce) meets the required quality standards, the need to reduce [...]

17 Nov 2014

Dewatering Boreholes

By | November 17th, 2014|Borehole Information, News|

Whilst groundwater is often a blessing for many businesses and domestic dwellings it can also present problems for construction companies and mine operators. This is due groundwater creating a high water table that prevents the building of foundations, excavations or on-going mining projects. Wherever groundwater is likely to be encountered at a site of construction [...]

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 [...]

17 Jan 2014

Borehole Design Best Practice: What Goes into a Fully Working Borehole?

By | January 17th, 2014|Borehole Information, Groundwater, News, Water Well Advice|

Borehole design is extremely important; both for ensuring the sustainability of groundwater and also to make sure the installation creates a cost effective method of obtaining water for the end user. Sadly, borehole design and construction is one of the most overlooked aspects within the industry and not enough time, care or attention is put [...]

10 Sep 2013

Borehole Cooling: Using Groundwater to Cool Buildings & Infrastructure

By | September 10th, 2013|Borehole Information, News|

Uses of water are obvious – drinking, washing, irrigation and even leisure activities come to mind straight away but borehole water can also be used for other less obvious applications that can reduce the reliance on mains water supply saving the consumer considerable amounts of money. Many industrial and commercial (and for that matter domestic) [...]

19 Jul 2013

Using Boreholes for Research and Exploratory Purposes

By | July 19th, 2013|Borehole Information, News|

Although the vast majority of boreholes we drill here at Dales Water are used for domestic or commercial purposes such as irrigation or agricultural use; from time to time we also drill them when their main use is for research or exploratory purposes. This can be for specific geophysical research organisations, Government Agencies or Universities [...]

12 Jun 2013

Golf Course Irrigation Systems & Borehole Water Supplies

By | June 12th, 2013|Borehole Information, News|

With summer now finally arriving the good weather has two big consequences for golf courses – 1. More people playing golf which is fantastic news for them but 2. Much more water is required to look after the golf course and keep it in tip top condition when under heavy use. During the height of [...]

31 May 2013

The Correct Borehole Pump for the Job

By | May 31st, 2013|Borehole Information, News|

Selecting the correct borehole pump for your borehole is very important and quite often, usually to detrimental effect, something that is not given the time, consideration and effort that it requires. Selecting the Best Borehole and Booster Pumps We have significant in-house experience of specifying and installing the correct pump for the particular situation, whether [...]

22 Apr 2013

The Benefits of Having Your Own Private Water Supply

By | April 22nd, 2013|Borehole Information, News|

Have you ever thought about the benefits of having your own private water supply? Our handy little graphic gives you an overview of why tapping into borehole water can benefit you as homeowner or your business: The Benefits of Having Your Own Private Water Supply - An infographic by the team at Dales Water Services [...]