I think my well is dry, what should I do?

Many of our customers express concern that the well may “drying up” or “going dry” when they have a water shortage. In this blog we will will explore this problem and look at solutions that don’t involve drilling a new well! It might also be helpful to check out our blog post on the main causes for running out of water .

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Thinking about drilling a new well?

In this blog we will discuss some of the most common questions when going through the process of selecting a well drilling contractor and drilling a new well. Oakville Pump Service does not drill wells, but regularly help our customers through this process when old wells fail or new properties are being developed.

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Choosing the right submersible pump for your water well.

Some water wells can be very deep at over 800’ or more while others are shallow at 50’ or even less. Water demands vary from just a few gallons per minute to hundreds of gallons per minute. In this overview we are going to explore the factors affecting the selection of the correct submersible well pump for your water well.

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Are you pouring money down your well?

While it may seem a bit ridiculous to walk out to your well and drop a $50 or $100 bill hundreds of feet into the ground every month, many people are doing exactly that! Today we will explore the situations that result in homeowners throwing money away every month on electricity wasted by problems with their submersible well pump.

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How can I reduce the cost of my well pump replacement or well pump service call?

The cost of the repairs to your well pump equipment depends on several key factors.

1) What heavy equipment is necessary for the repairs, such as a pump derrick or crane? If it is a shallow well, often the pump can be removed from the well by hand, but deeper wells will require the use of a pump rig to remove the submersible well pump from the well. The use of this equipment can add to the cost of well pump repairs.

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