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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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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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Screen Size Does Matter
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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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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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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Slow Well - Now What?

When a well is drilled and the pump rate is not as predicted, our best advice is to utilize water management practices for the water it does produce within healthy parameters for the aquifer.  So now you have a slow well - now what? …

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Water Well Drillers

Not all water well drillers are equal. The basic water well drilling methods have not change for decades.  Many drillers in Saskatchewan today still use older methods of driller and old technology.  Wolverine Drilling Inc works for clients, so we run …

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Drilling in Saskatchewan

Drilling in Saskatchewan can be many things in Saskatchewan.  It can be successful, and a disappointment based on what your intention, requirement is. For some a well producing at …

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Well Failure

Winter is especially hard on some shallow aquifers. This is because winter is cold and there is no liquid precipitation recharging aquifers. Quite often during winter, wells that rely on shallow aquifers tend to slow pump rates.  Be aware …

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Green Energy May Actually Be Gray

Industrial Wind Turbines can create vibrations that can migrate natural fine material that clog or stop water wells from producing.  This is a phenomenon that is well documented but often overlooked.  Leaving many home owners …

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What is Agrihood?

Here in Saskatchewan, Agrihood is developing and trending upwards fast as it a way to live a life potentially free of pesticides and remain in control of your own vegetables and fruit for you and your family.

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Ancient Wells of the Past

The use of water wells has been reported to being used 4000 years ago in Syria and Egypt.  Not all parts of the world at this time were using wells as a water supply. It is suggested that yearly wells were first made in rocky bolder areas where a natural spring could be found.

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