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, [...]

4 Nov 2016

Our New Compact Spider Crane Coming to a Drilling Site Near You!

By | November 4th, 2016|News|

At Dales Water HQ we’ve just taken delivery of a brand new Spider Crane to help with heavy lifting and servicing deep boreholes. Check it out below: Manufactured by UNIC, this URW-295 crane is one of the most compact cranes on the market but doesn’t compromise on performance. In fact it’s capable of fitting through [...]

13 Jun 2016

Job Vacancy: Water Engineer

By | June 13th, 2016|News|

We're Hiring! Due to continued expansion we are looking to recruit a water engineer. The initial appointment would be of 1 year duration with a view to this being made permanent thereafter. We like our staff to be local and most of the time you will be expected to report to the office in Melmerby, [...]

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 [...]

25 Apr 2016

Environmental Health Working Group Presentation

By | April 25th, 2016|News|

Earlier this year Jonny was approached by Darlington Borough Council Environmental Health to ask if he was able to undertake a talk to the Environmental Health working group. The group consists of several environmental health officers from across the North of England and the Council were keen for a presentation and full walk through of a system [...]

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 [...]