Development of groundwater sources for Walsh Whiskey Distillery, Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow.


IE Consulting managed and implemented the project from desk study phase through to borehole completion and testing. Works included:

  • Desk study followed by engagement of geophysics contractor and selection of drill targets;
  • Management of drilling of two production wells including well design, management of drilling contract, full-time on-site supervision/direction of drilling and borehole logging;
  • Management of pumping tests and water quality sampling programme including analysis and interpretation of borehole yield and water quality;
  • Production well design was in accordance with modern borehole standards and Institute of Geologists of Ireland Well Drilling Guidelines 2007.