FAQs


  1. Answer: Each borehole is different therefore we cannot provide a set price, purpose.  The cost will depend on the geology and the depth to which the borehole needs to be drilled.
    A detailed no obligation quote will be given prior to any works commencing at your property.
  1. Answer: Each borehole is different therefore we cannot provide a set price, purpose.  The cost will depend on the geology and the depth to which the borehole needs to be drilled.
    A detailed no obligation quote will be given prior to any works commencing at your property.
  1. Answer: The finished well can be above or below ground level, although we prefer to finish above, in line with environment agency advice. This minimizes the risk of contamination to the well from run off containing slurry, chemicals, fuels etc.  Housing or custom designed cover will be installed.
  1. Answer: The finished well can be above or below ground level, although we prefer to finish above, in line with environment agency advice. This minimizes the risk of contamination to the well from run off containing slurry, chemicals, fuels etc.  Housing or custom designed cover will be installed.
  1. Answer: The key element to minimise the risk is to obtain as much information as possible prior to committing to a drilling programme, hence the recommendation that a borehole prognosis be obtained. Whilst this is not a guarantee of success, it can highlight risk at an early stage. There will always be an element of risk that no water will be found, and this needs to be fully understood by all parties.
  1. Answer: The key element to minimise the risk is to obtain as much information as possible prior to committing to a drilling programme, hence the recommendation that a borehole prognosis be obtained. Whilst this is not a guarantee of success, it can highlight risk at an early stage. There will always be an element of risk that no water will be found, and this needs to be fully understood by all parties.
  1. Answer: A flow is a test performed to determine the maximum rate at which a borehole or well fills with water under typical conditions.
  1. Answer: Alwasem has a wide range of equipment capable of carrying out a variety of site investigation techniques of any size. To see the full range please refer to main website.
  1. Answer: Alwasem and Borehole Engineering Services operate Nationwide.
  1. Answer: Where we have equipment available we can start mobilisation within 24hours of your enquiry.
  1. Answer: We drill to our client’s needs and if we don’t have the equipment we would look to invest were possible to give us the capabilities.
  1. Answer: We cover all types of in situ testing in house and if we don’t have the testing capability you require we have many acquaintances in the industry we can work closely with to satisfy all enquires and customer needs.