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 [...]

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 [...]

28 Jul 2016

A Borehole Revisited: Pump Renovation Project

By | July 28th, 2016|Case Studies|

A recent project saw us revisit an old drilling site to carry out some improvement works on a third party system that had been installed after our works were complete. Back in 2009 we were commissioned by a large factory site to drill two large abstraction boreholes at 12” diameter to 110m deep each. Once [...]

5 May 2016

Blending Private Water Supplies to Mitigate Water Treatment Problems

By | May 5th, 2016|Case Studies|

One of our recent jobs saw us called to a site in County Durham with 2 existing boreholes and a spring water supply. The boreholes had run into various problems and were plagued by water quality issues. We were asked to identify the issue and after undertaking water analysis, the results showed the supply had [...]

27 Apr 2016

Helping The Allotments and Gardens of Great Britain

By | April 27th, 2016|Case Studies, News|

Earlier this year we were contacted by Leeds & District Allotment Gardeners Federation who were undertaking several shows in the coming summer and wanted to feature water as part of their stand. In particular the federation wanted to look at alternatives to utilising mains water. We were more than happy to assist them having undertaken several [...]

28 Mar 2016

Holiday Park / Camp Site Switches To Full Borehole Supply

By | March 28th, 2016|Case Studies|

In 2014 we installed a brand new borehole at a large holiday park in Cumbria. Due to the size of the park, the business only had enough cash reserves to move half of the campsite onto borehole water. The remaining half was left on a mains supply. Fast forward to 2016 and we were contacted [...]

22 Feb 2016

Food Production Borehole Installation

By | February 22nd, 2016|Case Studies|

A recent job saw Dales Water tasked with taking a large food production site off mains water and onto a borehole supply. Based outside York the site in question used vast quantities of mains water to produce products for the vegetarian sector at their meat free plant. Whilst mains ‘did the job’ it fell short [...]

17 Feb 2016

Ensuring You Control Your Own Private Water Supply

By | February 17th, 2016|Case Studies, News|

We recently worked a new domestic borehole installation in the North of England which saw our team drill a brand new 46 metre deep borehole to modern specifications and fit out all the required infrastructure to supply a single property with running water. The job came about due to a problems with a pre-existing supply. [...]

17 Dec 2015

Chemical Industry Boreholes

By | December 17th, 2015|Case Studies|

We recently completed a significant new borehole water supply for a chemicals company in Lancashire. The site had a test borehole constructed by a third party but were concerned that the proposal that had been put forward was not correct and asked Dales Water for a second opinion. After giving our verdict we were asked [...]

19 Aug 2015

Home Buyers Report on Property with Borehole Water Supply & Associated Works

By | August 19th, 2015|Case Studies, News|

Many dwellings in rural areas that predate mains water or are simply too remote to hook up it often draw their water from borehole or springs. Whenever a dwelling with a private water supply is up for sale it’s worthwhile a potential buyer carrying out a risk assessment or ‘home buyer report’ prior to purchasing. [...]