Elk Point Drilling has always been an Groundwater Advocate and we like our customers to be informed about water well issues.

Here are some links that may prove useful to you:


Alberta Environment, Groundwater

How Your Well Works eLearning

Water Wells That Last

Working Well Workshops

Other Resources


Well Owners Website (USA)

  • This website has many good articles on maintaining water wells and other groundwater information.  Please note that all regulations cited on this website are in the USA.

Various Alberta Programs and Grants:

Alberta Irrigation Efficiency Program

  • Assist producers with purchase of energy efficient low pressure centre pivot irrigation equipment or upgrade existing high pressure pivot irrigation equipment

Irrigation Management Client Information Network

Water Management

  • Provide technical and financial assistance and incentive for creation of long term water management plan at the farm level.

Water Pumping Program

  • Service designed to assist producers obtain water for domestic and livestock use.

Water Well Restoration or Replacement Program

  • Funded by energy company levies paid to ERCB and allows rural landowners an opportunity to have their water source, which they believe damaged by energy related activities, to be considered for repair or replacement costs.

Seniors Home Adaptation and Repair Program

  • Provides low interest home equity loans to help seniors finance necessary repairs, adaptations and renovations to their homes. Water Wells are included in the list of approved examples.