Farm and Estate Water Systems
Agricultural Water Engineers are members of The Well Drillers Association and specialists in private water supplies from boreholes and wells for farm water, potable water for estate houses, dairies and irrigation systems. We install new boreholes complete with all the pumps, pressure sets, storage tanks, water treatment and filtration systems required. Agricultural Water Engineers will undertake a full geological survey, for the construction and installation of a borehole. Our hydrogeologist will write a report and come to site and identify the best position for the borehole. We will notify the BGS and the Environment agency to register your borehole. Using our drilling rigs which are ideal for Farm water and Large farm systems, enabling us to drill boreholes down to 300 meters and installing from 168mm up to 350mm steel and PVC screen and casing. We operate a fleet of cable precision drilling rigs including a Dando 175, Dando 800 and a Bucyrus Erie 22 RW water well drilling rigs.
The water act of 2003 states that a private user may extract up to 20 cubic meters or 20,000 litres, 4400 gallons of water per day of ground water without any licence required and no charge or fee. We will work and advise you fully through the application process for an abstraction licence.
We specialise in the maintenance and up grading of existing systems to comply with the new required standards of the Private Water Supplies Regulations which came into force in 2010. We work closely with the local Government Environmental Protection Officers to upgrade and clean, Farm and Estate water systems to meet the regulations.
We operate our own crane to lift most farm and private boreholes reducing down time. Agricultural Water Engineers are equipped to install and commission all makes and types of pumps and pumping equipment including surface mounted pump sets, pressure booster sets and borehole submersibles with fixed speed and variable speed motors. We are dealers for Lowara pumps, Grundfos, Dab, Caprari and Nocchi.
We install and maintain all types of filtration and treatment plants for general dirt, sand ,chlorine, iron & manganese, odours. Ultra-violet and chemical purification systems to suit all applications.
We can supply and install above and below ground water storage reservoirs from 50 ltrs up to any size to suite your requirements. We can also supply and install butyl liner to refurbish your existing reservoir.
Our electrical systems and control panels are bespoke designed and installed to the latest electrical regulation and certificated by our electrical contractors.