Water Wells & Water Systems Destroyed By Northern California Fires
The Carr and Camp fires are just two of many devastating Northern California fires that have left properties without water due to severely damaged wells and water systems.
Well Repairs & Fire Damaged System Replacement
Watson Well has the experience to repair fire damaged wells including the restoration of the sanitary grout seal while replacing any damaged or melted well casing. We use well cameras to inspect how far the damaged casing extends below grade. In situations where the well pump has fallen to the bottom of the well, our video inspection will indicate the position and depth of the lost drop pipe so proper recovery tooling can be determined.
Booster pumps, and treatment systems are replaced as needed. We can repair or replace any damaged infrastructure. Options for water tank replacement can include steel tanks fitted with fire suppression attachments. Strategically placed fire hydrants at property entrances or along driveways, all with national fire threads and reflective markers can be installed. Our steel tank volumes begin at 5000 gallons and can exceed 800,000 gallons.
Watson Well understands the importance of water when trying to remediate property from fire damage. We have all the necessary experience and equipment to repair wells including restoring permitted sanitary well seals while replacing damaged well casing. We have well video cameras capable of identifying the depth and view of lost well pumps necessary for planning the methods for recovery of the lost down well equipment.
Watson Well can provide new systems to replace those that have been lost to fire, including consultation on the best method to replace, excavation, and installing all necessary equipment.
Permitted Well Repairs & Storage Tank Replacement
Watson Well is licensed and experienced for well repairs and the recovery of debris lost in wells due to fire damage. When Poly water tanks have been damaged beyond repair, we have replacement tanks that can provide you with immediate storage for water delivery while your damaged water system is being rebuilt.
Water Quality Restoration
We can chemically clean wells to restore water quality or contamination due to fire damage.
Has Your Well System Suffered Fire Damage
If your water system has been damage by fire, give us a call. We provide free consultations and site evaluations.
In less than two months of using water made from Watson’s Ozone Water Treatment System, we are watering our farm with clear pure treated water which actually contains over 300% more dissolved oxygen to all the plants roots. The difference it is made with our crops this year is incredible.
Chris Hayes, Justice Grown
We can count on them more than any other contractor or service provider we know!
Don Watson and his family have been providing experienced and reliable service to our well-water system since 2011. In those seven years, Watson Well has made a number of timely emergency service calls at any time of day and night, upgraded our water system, and rehabilitated our well.Mr and Mrs R.W. Goodlake
Thank you Watson Well for saving our well!
When our well stopped producing water this summer, I called Watson Well. They used a special pump and opened up the well from 67’ to 132’. While inspecting the well with a video camera, they found that the wells steel casing had deteriorated in a number of places leaving large holes where sand and gravel were continuing to enter the well. They immediately installed a new liner and gravel packed the well. Our well has never produced this much water volume in twenty years of living on this property. We are also noticing a tremendous improvement in the quality of the water.
Don, his sons, and employees are all very knowledgeable and professional and did our projects at a very reasonable cost.
As Public Works Director for the Bear River Band of the Rohnerville Rancheria, I have contracted with Watson Well on five different projects for the tribe, here in Loleta, CA. Their company has completely replaced both of our main water systems submersible pumps and piping, which was not an easy task, as those wells are very deep. These projects were done very quickly and efficiently, while still maintaining a potable water supply to everyone at all times. They have the tools and equipment to not only handle the small jobs, but large jobs like this also. They have also installed three water softening units for us, as our water is very hard. These are big commercial units and all are working flawlessly. They have also developed a small rural water system for us on a piece of property the tribe recently purchased, to supply water to livestock. All of the work they have done for us is doing what they said it would do, without any problems or issues. Don, his sons, and employees are all very knowledgeable and professional and did our projects at a very reasonable cost. They stand behind their work and are only a phone call away. I would highly recommend Watson Well for any water project, no matter what the size, if you want it done right, on time and on budget, you won’t be disappointed.
Mike Flockhart, Director of Public WorksBear River Band of the Rohnerville Rancheria
Thank you so much for the excellent response and care we have received. Your crew was courteous, prompt, clean, knowledgeable and very hard working!
It is hard to believe that it has been 9 months since I called you with an “out of water” problem on our property. It is not the call that any one on a well wants to make during a record breaking drought. You were here in a very short time and after taking in all the normal diagnostics you were concerned about us being dry but not convinced it was a true dry well. I think we were very fortunate that you had the ability to put a camera down our well to see what was happening and came up with a plan to rehabilitate our well after you discovered our weep holes for the well were plugged with iron bacteria, calcium and stuff. It gave us hope that we could get this reliable well up and running. You pulled the pump and line and determined that pump was fine. Once that was clear you put in the proper chemicals and literally scrubbed our well pipe of the “stuff” and found that our well was over 200’ deep. Water flowed and once the junk was sucked out of the well bottom and the chemicals neutralized we had 18’ more water which put us at over a 50’ column of water, of course this was fantastic. While here, all new water line and electrical wire was reinstalled and new electronics that were more current and a vast improvement of what we had. Since then the water keeps flowing with generous amounts and quality.
John and Elizabeth EnnisKneeland
I can only offer my highest praise for Don and his employees; thus I rank them 10 out of 10.
During the past two years, Watson Well has designed, constructed, and maintained a number of different projects at my home. These include new water storage tanks, a water treatment system, new piping from the pump house to the residence along with separate lines and faucets for untreated water; and a complex rain water catchment system including tanks, piping and faucets to different locations, all while providing flexibility directing the water to different areas as needed. Don Watson and his crew worked efficiently and coordinated the different aspects of the jobs in an effective manner. All systems continue to operate as expected without any problems. Don was always extremely helpful and receptive to new ideas which he easily incorporated into the projects.