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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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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 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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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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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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Springs and Other Such Things

Spring fed wells that have a deep source are much more independent from surface precipitation of the water is following porous material laying between a harder layer of till or impermeable strata like following a crack to the surface.

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The Good Life

Sometimes, good things in life don’t just happen.  They are planned. Making decisions like living healthy, planning for the best and preparing for the worst. Where we choose to live and the choices we make along the way do affect how happy we are.

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Should You Drill Your Own Well?

For most of my adult life I relied on municipal water supplies. Which was a step up from my youth.  Growing up in agriculture we used a dugout. I will not lie... much of my youth we struggled for water. The dugout went through cycles of yellow water, black smelly s#!x, and even times of no water.  Growing up we had to balance washing a load of laundry or deciding to have a shower because the dugout well was very low in a drought period like the 85-89

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Benefits of Owning Your Own Water Supply

Wolverine Drilling Inc. receives many calls from clients who are currently hauling water or who are looking at purchasing property that requires hauling water to the property. Most customers are trying to understand all the benefits of owning your own water supply.

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Pipe Line VS. Water Well

We have noticed an increasing phenomenon develop.  Clients who are on pipeline water are distancing themselves a bit and choosing to go the route of a water well for a number of reasons.

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Water Well Drilling in Saskatchewan

There is a common attitude in Saskatchewan among those in the water well drilling industry.  “If this works, why do better?..... “

What we asked ourselves, how can I make this better? How can we do it more effectively and efficiently?

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Role of the Sask Water Agency

he Water Security Agency (WSA) is a unique organization in Canada - bringing together all of government's core water management responsibilities in one place. WSA manages the province's water supply, protects water quality, ensures safe drinking water and treatment of wastewater …

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Missing Home - Returning To Your Roots

There is no doubt that we are seeing people returning to former family land and rebuilding for their future.  In many ways the discomforts of yesteryear are gone and people of today want modern luxuries like reliable power, water, heat and sewer. 

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What To Look For When Hiring A Water Well Drilling Company

Service is an important component to well drilling and should be a value add when considering who will be your contractor in your well construction.  Sometimes the cheapest price … isn’t the best price for many reasons. 

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 What To Look For In A Drilling Company

Drillers should be registered with the Sask Water Authority each year, professionally adhering to a level of standards and care when building, repairing, and decommissioning wells.  Drillers should be submitting geological data about each test and well they complete….

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What Pump Do I Need For My Water Well?

It is important to size your pump specifically for your current and future pumping needs.  Every water well needs a pump yet every well has the potential to have different operation systems specifics.

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Ground Water 

Prevention of ground water problems can prevent potential well problems in the future. Selecting your water well site is the start of prevention.  

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