Well Drilling & Water Well Repairs
Quality water drilled water well systems cannot be understated, water wells are absolutely vital for thousands of Fraser Valley properties to thrive. Many properties suffer year after year with low yielding wells and many others whose water wells go completely dry.
Property values can be greatly affected by the lack of water or an existing sub-standard shallow well that perhaps, should have been replaced many years ago. If you've ever been required to haul water to just barely meet the basic water demands of a property during the hot summer months as many Fraser Valley property owners do you will completely appreciate what I am saying.
Fraser Valley Well Drilling is completely transparent with all well drilling costs, we avoid well drilling practices that may not be in the best interest of an property, we strive to provide fantastic service along with great results!
Whonnock Water Testing
Water Testingis important for those who have a private water well or water supply, the responsibility for the safety and treatment of a private water system is the sole responsibility of the homeowner and or landlord.
Do you own property in the Whonnock area? Are you purchasing Real Estate with a water well serviced by a water well or a private water source? You alone are responsible for assuring your water is safe by periodic water testing in Whonnock.
Order your water test kit to test your well water in Whonnock. WaterTesting.io also offers an automated water testing system to ensure that you have the right water test kit so you can easily test your well water on a regular basis.
WaterTesting.io is an online system for water testing in Whonnock that keeps you in full control of your water samples along with a recorded history or your well water quality should your water well ever become damaged for any reason, you may need to prove prior water quality prior to damage.
Whonnock Water Filtration
How do you know if you need a home water filtration system or water purification in Whonnock? It's very important to know exactly what is in your water before it decided that you need to invest in a home water treatment system.
Water wells should go through independent tests at least once a year, it's also important to control your own chain of custody.
Drinking water supplies obtained from shallow wells and surface water sources should be tested more often as they're almost always more susceptible to land-use and surface contamination.
Whether it's iron water, hard water, a rotten egg odor that is causing smelly water, or a contamination issue that requires a water filtration system or water sterilizationWhonnock Water Filtration can help!
Learn more about our home Water Treatmentsystems and the best water filter system for your water, we will greatly simply the process and help you make the best choice.
Whonnock Well Pumps
Whonnock Well Pump supplies, installs, replaces and repairs most types of water well pump systems including sump pumps and septic pumps for your new or existing system.
Whether you're a contractor in Whonnock, the owner of a home or cottage, or engaged with the agriculture industry and need a water pumping systemfor irrigation we have an extensive line of quality well pumps, well pressure tanks, sump pumps, septic pumps and other related water pumping equipment to meet your budget.
Submersible Pumps (all with an extended 5-year warranty), Pressure Tanks (also with 5-year warranties)
Variable Frequency Drive, Sub-drive, Mono-drive, Centrifugal Pumps, Shallow Well Jet Pumps, Two Line Jet Pump Conversion.
We advise Whonnock contractors and local homeowners on the best choice of water pumping system and the use of smart technology solutions, as water pumps and equipment advances and evolves.
Well Drilling Experts
Maple Ridge, Albion, Iron Mountain, Kanaka Creek, Port Hammond, Pitt Meadows,
Ruskin, Rolley Lake, Hayward Lake, Silver Valley, and Webster Corners
About Well Drilling in Whonnock
Whonnock Well Drilling drills water wells throughout the year, well drilling during the winter is a great time to drill for many property owners. Often properties owners wait for the heat of the summer to drill, by this time they're typical almost out of water or hauling water because their well has gone permanently dry.
But, drilling for water during the summer might be better for some properties for numerous reasons, one may be the issue of access - it’s not always possible to access a property during the wet season.
The cost to drill a well in Whonnock is often less during the cold season, Whonnock Well Drilling offers their winter rates until March each year, contact us to learn more.
Throughout the summer all trades in the BC Groundwater industry are extremely busy leaving many property owners waiting sometimes for 2-3 months for well drilling and well pump installations.
Whonnock Well Drilling drills water wells in Maple Ridge, Albion, Iron Mountain, Kanaka Creek, Port Hammond, Pitt Meadows, Ruskin, Rolley Lake, Hayward Lake, Silver Valley, and Webster Corners
If you would like to know what it will cost to drill a well on your Whonnock property, we recommend that you request an online well drilling estimate.
Once we have some basic information, we can quickly create a detailed well drilling cost estimate based on accurate data and specific for the property that you wish to drill. Well Drilling cost vary greatly from one area to another in the Whonnock region.
Prior to drilling a well it's very important to give your well drilling site selection considerable thought. Well Drilling is costly and at Whonnock Well Drilling we are very diligent and want to provide the very best to our clients, everything possible needs to be considered to avoid dry hole drilling in the Fraser Valley.
When drilling for water you are paying by the foot to drill a well, because of our stellar reputation we are extremely busy and wish to keep all well drilling costs as reduced as possible for our clients.
We recommend that our clients consult with Colleen Roberts prior to drilling a well in Whonnock or the Fraser Valley, Colleen is a 30-year veteran in her field, she is considered one of the best in the world and known for saving property owners thousands of dollars when drilling for water.
Colleen is highly specialized in her profession and called on from all over Canada and the USA, fortunately she focuses most of her professional time on the Fraser Valley, Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands, Bowen Island and the Sea to Sky region.
Whonnock Well Drilling Set-back Requirements
Whonnock Well Drilling Set-back Requirements British Columbia Ministry of Environment Regulations
Whonnock Water Wells Should Not Be:
1) Within a horizontal distance of 3 m (10′) of an existing building.
2) Within a horizontal distance of 30 m (100′) of any probable source of contamination or point of waste discharge to the ground, such as a privy vault, cesspool, septic effluent field, manure heap, stable or pig sty; or
3) Within a horizontal distance of 120 m (400′) of any cemetery or dumping ground.
4) Drilled within 50′ of a neighbors well – dug or drilled
Thousands of water wells in the Fraser Valley are not deep, in fact many wells will be far less than 200′ deep and many will be less than 50’
If a water well is located near potential sources of contamination, it’s vulnerable with a high potential for contamination and the possibly of causing serious illness or even death.
British Columbia Water Well Regulations & Ministry of Environment set-backs for water wells in the Fraser Valley are required and necessary to protect water resources from becoming contaminated from a multitude of possible sources.
To understand comparable well drilling depths, it’s best to locate the BC Ministry of Environment set-backs and refer to your local resources including well drilling reports, resources are available at BC Water Well Search and Fraser Valley Municipal Bylaws.
Potential sources of water well contamination would include waste discharge to the ground, such as privy vaults (also known as an outhouse or pit toilet), cesspool (“overflow” pits), underground storage tanks, septic tanks an effluent field, stable or pig sty, manure heap, fertilizers and pesticides, run-off from urban areas, even a cemetery or landfill sites.
A drilled water well located within any of the Whonnock area communities should be located on higher ground when feasible to with proper well head protection from normal or seasonal flooding and possible surface drainage.
Both shallow wells and deep drilled wells located in Whonnock may become seasonally vulnerable and should be located away from surface drainage ditches and all other potential sources of contamination.
To learn more about the drilling for water in the Whonnock area aqufiers read the Whonnock Well Drilling FAQ.