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John “Hap” Moore worked for several years with a plumbing company and during his employment watched with interest, several wells...More

History | Moore Well Drilling

John “Hap” Moore worked for several years with a plumbing company and during his employment watched with interest, several wells being drilled by a company from Nova Scotia. He decided then, to go into business for himself.

He envisioned how improvements could be made in the drilling process, and, being an accomplished mechanist, built his own drill rig and started his company in 1945.

At first, he worked on his own, and when his sons Dale and Harold were old enough, they worked with him and his company, John Moore and Sons was created. During his life he made four drill rigs that were, in many ways, better than the factory-made rigs of the day. When the business was begun, cable tool rigs were commonly used.

When John Moore Sr. retired, Harold continued drilling under the John Moore and Sons name. Dale started the Moore Well Drilling Inc. business in the mid 1970’s. In order to continue to provide good customer service, the company moved to an air rotary rig. Dale bought Moore Well Drilling’s first air rotary rig in the late 1970’s.

In 1990, that rotary drill was upgraded to a brand new air rotary. By the mid 1990’s, in order to keep up with customer demand, Moore Well Drilling Inc. purchased a second air rotary rig. In early 2000, one of the rigs was again upgraded to a much larger air rotary rig. The company now has the capability of drilling well beyond 600 feet for 12” and larger holes. As well, in 2000, Moore Well Drilling Inc. moved to its current location by Sears and Atlantic Cat. We are proud to be constantly upgrading our equipment and methods.

Our staff has attended schools in Oklahoma; Houston and Lubbock, Texas; New York and Pennsylvania in an effort to stay on top of the latest innovation within our business. We also carry the most complete stock of pumps and motors on Prince Edward Island.

We have a vast experience in all types of water pumps – from hand pumps, to in-line shaft turbines. We install submersible pumps in all sizes – from ½ hp to 100 hp.

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Moore Well Drilling, is the Island’s choice for well drilling services throughout PEI. We offer free estimates for residential, commercial and industrial.

Moore Well drilling is a third generation family Island owned business. Our reputation for excellence is only exceeded by our great service. Our excellent staff ensure quality service and they guarantee our work.

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Our Blog

Chlorinating/Disinfecting Your Well
Step #1: Remove well cover to gain access to well.
Step #2: Attach a hose to the cold water tank and put other end down the well far enough that it won’t come out.
Step #3: Shut valve on the tank that feeds the house, and turn hose on.
Step #4: As the water from the hose is discharging down the well, dump
a half to full gallon of fresh, unscented chlorine down the well...Read More