About Our Company’s History
The founder of Aqua Drilling Services Ltd., Hank Unrau, started drilling in the Salmon Arm area during the early 1970s in a partnership with his brother-in-law known as Triline Drilling. The company grew and eventually Hank split and started a separate company in the Kelowna area (Capri Drilling) with his two sons, Doug and Rod Unrau.
In the mid-1980s, the company was sold and Doug continued to work for the new owners until Hank was ready to move north to Williams Lake and return to the drilling business in 1988, opening as Aqua Installations Ltd. The family was quite familiar with the area, as Hank was an old-time resident – he had met and married his wife, Dorothy Armes, here in the 1950s, and all four of their children were born in Williams Lake. Dorothy herself was born and raised in the area.
The “Go-To” Company for Satisfaction & Quality
Hank, Doug and Rod continued to serve the public with their drill rigs, building a solid reputation as the “go-to” company for satisfaction and quality. We changed our company name in 2003 to Aqua Drilling Services Ltd. Sadly, as of November, 2014 Hank passed away, but Doug and his son Andrew continue the company tradition of quality workmanship, friendly advice, community relations and a long line of satisfied customers in the domestic well, irrigation and mine exploration fields.
A Knowledgeable Team of Drilling Experts
Aqua Drilling Services Ltd. is proud to offer a very high level of customer service thanks to our knowledgeable team of experts. Should you ever have any questions, comments or concerns about our services, please contact our office via phone or email. We’d be more than happy to provide you with more information to determine if well water is right for your specific water supply needs.