Water Well Drilling Company in Saskatoon Saskatchewan

Wolverine Drilling Inc. is a water well drilling company serving Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. We work for clients. Meaning we run modern drill methods that include large 600 gal fluid recycling, de-silting and de-sanding in conjunction with modern e-logging with SP, SPR and GAMA. We prefer good quality mud management that is mechanical vs …..

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High Production Water Well Drilling Company in Swift Current, Saskatchewan

Wolverine Drilling Inc. is a year-round high production water well drilling company serving Swift Current, Saskatchewan. Established in 2003, we proudly serve residents, companies and municipalities all over Saskatchewan.  Wolverine Drilling Inc. is the trusted high production water well driller providing water well drilling repair and installation services for all styles and types of water wells in Swift Current, Saskatchewan…..

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Water Well Drilling Company in Pathlow, Saskatchewan

Wolverine Drilling Inc. is a year-round water well drilling company in Pathlow, Saskatchewan. Established 2003 we proudly serve residents and municipalities all over Saskatchewan.  Wolverine Drilling Inc. is the trusted water well driller providing water well drilling repair and installation services for all styles and types of water wells in Pathlow, Saskatchewan….

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Why Do I Have No Water At My Tap?

We get this type call surprisingly often and more often in the past three years.  Large diameter wells rely on shallower surface aquifers and are more dependent on precipitation. Problems can be complex, but in generally we try to determine specifics and narrow things down.   We talk about current water needs, and establish static water levels in the well. A reoccurring problem is…

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Cabin and Lake Lot Water Wells

Water wells rely on sand and gravel seems.  Saskatchewan has regulations that are loosely followed by many contractors.  Every water well should be tremie line grouted and pressurized grout pumping into the annulus above the stainless-steel screens to the surface.  Red Deer is an excellent example of what NOT to do…

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Ground Water - A Quick Guide

The cheapest route is often a Sand Point.  It is generally an augured hole no deeper than 25ft and is usually very slim casing around 2 inches to 4 inches (outside diameter) t.  The intake beneath the ground is slotted plastic casing.  Auger and flighted stem is the most common install and drilling muds are generally not required for such shallow depths.  If the hole collapses…

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Water-Borne Outbreak

There is no national surveillance system for collection of water born out break data for Canadians. Investigations of water-borne disease outbreaks are challenging because gastrointestinal illness are frequently underreported and come from multiple routes (person/ person, food-born, water-borne).  Canadian trends documented in

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Screen Size Does Matter
Water Well Repair - Honesty Breeds Integrity

We were called to repair yet another 4 1/2-inch ID well.  (We did not drill this well, we repaired another company’s well after the originally driller would not return calls.) Client was told by driller and reported 5inch on drillers report, he was getting 5-inch casing …..

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Saskatchewan Drought

The prairie provinces are no strangers to draught. From the Rocky Mountains to Hudson Bay are vulnerable to draught. It was reported that the Palliser’s Triangle in the south-west prairies was too arid to settle in 1850’s. The Dust Bowl of the 1930’s (Dirty Thirties) lasted approximately 10 years.   Prairie farmers are some of the best water conservationists as they depend on …

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Our Clients Are The BEST!

I send my driller out to see what he could do, as he was in the area already.  When we got there, we discovered that she had a new osmosis system installed the previous year.  Strangely when she called the local guy to assist with a failing well, he sold her a 10,000 system that was unusable…

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Climate Change and Domestic Wells - Should We Worry?

According to Maclean’s in a 2018, Canada is in a vulnerable spot from ageing infrastructure climate change, floods/droughts, cyber-attacks, transboundary conflicts with the United States, contamination and the sale of water to foreign markets. ..

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Natural Springs In Saskatchewan

There are numerous theories about springs, some explanations about the phenomena are completely absurd while others are completely acceptable in certain cases. Natural springs in Saskatchewan are visibly flowing and may be deep seated but …

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Water Well Contamination

The reality is, many drilling companies currently operating in Saskatchewan are unable or not interested in grouting properly. Pressurized grouting is an important and key part of water well drilling…

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A Call From South Africa

Wolverine Drilling Inc. was still willing to assist with his well, he explained his trouble with finding literature about his current system and apologized for trying to mislead me about his location.  He feared that we would not help him …

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Clean and Reliable Water Source in Saskatchewan

Reliable water is an important resource that Saskatchewan requires to continue to develop and grow.  Water allows for new industry, greater herd numbers, farm expansions and is needed to build the “Heart of Saskatchewan”, our small towns that many call home….

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Woes of Dug Out Water in Saskatchewan

As a child I recall our dug-out water was yellow in spring, brown and even black in the cold months. It required massive amounts of chlorination or a product called bluestone to attempt to manage it. Yet I also clearly remember times in my youth where the water …

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Does Equipment Really Matter When Drilling a Water Well?

When hiring a water well drilling company - Does the equipment really matter when drilling a water well? It is important to use new modern methods such as modern electronic logging with spontaneous potential Resistivity and Gama.   Newer models take measurements every inch so areas with clay lenses can be avoided and better areas with increased flow utilized more. We are then able to…

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