Contact Us

Based in the Guelph Waterloo region?

 

Northland partners regularly with Hanlon Well Drilling and Plumbing in Guelph, Ontario.

 

If you’re in the Guelph/Waterloo region and require commercial or residential well services, please contact Hanlon directly:

5896 Wellington Road 7

RR #5

Guelph, Ontario

N1H 6J2

 

T: 519-763-8239

Toll-Free: 1-877-558-5505

F: 519-763-9105

 

Email: info@hanlonwelldrilling.com

Northland Well Drilling is headquartered in Kapuskasing, Northern Ontario.

 

177 Mill St.

Kapuskasing, Ontario

P5N 3C7

 

T: 705-335-4667

Toll-Free: 1-888-884-4667

F: 705-335-4778

 

Email: manager@northlandwelldrilling.ca  

 

FAQs

Can I drill my water well anywhere on my property?

No. Improperly located wells can lead to well water contamination. We recommend that a new well be constructed 50 feet away from:

 

  • Septic beds

  • Establishments that house herbicides and fertilizers

For livestock, we recommend that a new well be constructed 100 feet away.

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How do I know if I’m hiring a certified/licensed well expert?

You can verify if your driller is licensed by visiting this Ministry of Environment website; or contacting the Wells Help Desk at 1-888-396-9355 or wellshelpdesk@ontario.ca.

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How often should I disinfect or clean my well?

We recommend you disinfect your well once every year. 

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How do I chlorinate my well?

It’s quite simple—here’s how to do it yourself!

 

  1. First, mix a half-gallon of Javex with 5 gallons of water in a pail; and pour the mixture directly into your well. Then, run a water hose from your outside faucet into the well, and let it run for 1.5 to 2 hours.

  2. When removing the hose out of the well, run water on the ground until the coming out of the hose is clear. This can take anywhere from 15 minutes to two hours.

  3. Open all faucets inside your house and keep the water running until the chlorine smell disappears. (Do not drink or consume your water for a couple of days, as chlorine may still be present—even if there is no smell!)

  4. One week later, bring a sample of your water to your local Public Health unit, where they will perform a bacteria test.

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Once a well is drilled on my property, who is responsible for the mess?

Northland strives to keep messes to a minimum. However, please be aware there may be some mud, ruts and cuttings. As the homeowner, you are responsible for the area after the well is drilled.

 

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Does Northland drill in the winter?

Winter drilling is dependent on the weather. If you have a project in mind for the colder months, please contact us directly to discuss.

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What do you charge?

Our prices are based on footage and the area where the well is drilled. We are happy to provide a detailed breakdown: simply contact our office for more information.

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WE'D LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU

KAPUSKASING

 

177 Mill St.

Kapuskasing, Ontario P5N 3C7

T: 705-335-4667

Toll-Free: 1-888-884-4667

F: 705-335-4778

 

manager@northlandwelldrilling.ca

GUELPH

 

5896 Wellington Road 7, RR #5

Guelph, Ontario N1H 6J2

 

T: 519-763-8239

Toll-Free: 1-877-558-5505

F: 519-763-9105

info@hanlonwelldrilling.com

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