Commercial Boreholes

Commercial boreholes – With any commercial or industrial borehole, abstracting more than 20 cubic metres per day will require a licence from the Environment Agency.

D Hughes Well drillers provide a complete service to guide you through the whole process from start to finish. This includes all the necessary paperwork to gain your licence.

The first step is the completion of a free desktop study. Then a site visit with a water feature survey will follow. Every site has its own specific requirements and geology due to its location. Your quotation will outline every aspect of the work and cost of obtaining your own commercial or industrial water supply. We provide high quality, personalised service to meet your individual requirements. With the drilling of the borehole and installation of the pumping equipment. This also includes test pumping to ensure that the yield is sustainable to Environment Agency specifications. A water sample will be taken and sent to an independent UKAS accredited laboratory and tested to the current drinking water standards.


If necessary, D Hughes Well drillers will supply and install the filtration needed to meet your specific requirements. We also will carry out servicing, keeping your water supply flowing and giving you peace of mind knowing that your water supply is in safe hands.


All pumping equipment is supplied with a two year warranty. All of our commercial boreholes are constructed to a very high specification, above the Environment Agency’s guidelines. This allows us to give a 25 year warranty on the construction of your borehole.