Flowing Artesian Wells

What is a flowing artesian well? Artesian aquifers are often encountered when drilling wells.  An artesian aquifer is a confined aquifer containing ground water under pressure. When the artesian zone is encountered the water level will rise in the well to a level above the point it was encountered.  If it is a flowing artesian […]

Hi-Res Site Characterization

The Membrane Interface Probe (MIP) and Laser Induced Fluorescence (LIF) are both direct push (i.e., down-hole) screening tools with semi-quantitative capabilities that are used to log the relative concentration of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), non-aqueous phase liquids (NAPLs) and electrical conductivity (an indicator of clay content) with depth in soil. The Hydraulic Profiling Tool (HPT) is also a direct push technology […]

Well Issues

Domestic Water Wells Drillwell Enterprises has been in business since 1965 constructing safe, secure water supplies for residences and municipalities throughout the province. A water supply can often be taken for granted however water is one of the more important of our everyday needs. Just how dependent we are on a reliable water supply becomes […]

Water Well Records

Registered Wells There are several different terms used to capture the important information on your well. These terms include well record, well construction report, and well log among others. Though these records have been created and provided to property owners for some time it hasn’t always been mandatory to submit to the Ministry of Environment. […]

Well Development

Well Development Well development is a normal part of water well completion. It can also be an important and often overlooked part of well maintenance particularly on wells subjected to high water demands. Over time water quantity or quality can suffer as the well elements and near well formation is clogged by silt, corrosion byproducts, […]