Welcome to Ticknor Well Drilling At the heart of Huntsville, Ontario, Ticknor Well Drilling stands as a beacon of reliability and precision. For years, we've dedicated ourselves to the art and science of well drilling, ensuring that families, businesses, and communities have access to nature's most vital resource: water.

Why Choose Ticknor Well Drilling?

  • Experience: Our seasoned team has years of hands-on experience, navigating the unique geology of Huntsville and its surroundings.
  • Advanced Equipment: We invest in the latest drilling technology, ensuring efficiency and precision in every project.
  • Customer Centricity: For us, it's not just about drilling. It's about forging long-term relationships built on trust and mutual respect.

Water Well Drilling:

Water well drilling is the process of boring a hole into the earth until reaching an underground water source, typically an aquifer. This procedure provides access to fresh water for residential, agricultural, or industrial use. A drilled well can tap into deep water tables that are protected from surface contaminants, ensuring the water is safe for consumption. Once the drilling reaches the desired depth, the hole is often lined with a casing to prevent collapse and to keep out contaminants.

Hydro Fracking:

Hydro fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, is a technique used to increase the flow of water in low-yield water wells. It involves injecting water, under high pressure, into a well, causing fractures in the surrounding rock formations. These fractures can enhance the permeability and interconnectivity of the aquifer, resulting in increased water flow. This process is especially useful in areas where underground rock formations hinder sufficient water movement.

Submersible Pumps

Submersible pump systems are designed to function while fully submerged in water. Installed deep inside a well, these pumps are used to draw water up from underground reservoirs to the surface. Unlike jet pumps, which remain above ground and pull water up, submersible pumps push water to the surface, making them more efficient for deeper wells. These pumps are sealed tightly to prevent water from entering and causing a short circuit.

Well Abandonment

Well abandonment is the process of safely decommissioning a well that is no longer in use or has become a potential hazard. This involves sealing the well to prevent it from contaminating groundwater sources or becoming a safety hazard. Typically, this process includes removing any equipment from the well, filling it with grout or a similar sealing material, and ensuring that there's no pathway for surface water or contaminants to reach the aquifer below..