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Big Iron Drilling Ltd

LOCATION

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1-800-Big Iron (244-4766)

"The number you can't forget"

...and your whole family will love our water too!

NOTE 1

  • Check on existing Government Grants and assistance for Water Well Drilling
  • Check on Big Iron's time payment plans.

NOTE 2

FREE WATER TEST

Give us a call and one of our local representatives will test your water for free and recommend a viable solution.

NOTE 3

FOR INFORMATION ON

Water Treatment or Water Wells, please call our toll free number at:

1-800-Big Iron (244-4766)

" The number you can't forget"

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Terminology I

Ice

The solid form of water.

Imhoff cone

A clear, cone-shaped container used to measure the volume of settle able solids in a specific volume of water.

Immiscibility

The inability of two or more solids or liquids to readily dissolve into one another.

Impermeable

Not easily penetrated by water.

Impurities

Particles or other objects that cause water to be unclear.

Indicator

Any biological entity or process, or community whose characteristics show the presence of specific environmental conditions or pollutants.

Indicator organisms

Microorganisms, such as coli-forms, whose presence is indicative for pollution or for the presence more harmful microorganisms.

Indicator tests

Tests for a specific contaminant, group of contaminants, or constituent which signals the presence of something else.

Indirect discharge

Introduction of pollutants from a non-domestic source into a publicly owned wastewater treatment system. Indirect dischargers can be commercial or industrial facilities whose wastes enter local sewers.

Infiltration

Penetration of water into a medium, for instance the soil.

Influent

The stream of water that enters any system or treatment unit.

Inhibitor

chemical that interferes with a chemical reaction, such as precipitation.

Injection

The introduction of a chemical or medium into the process water to alter its chemistry or filter specific compounds.

Ion

An atom in a solution that is charged, either positively (cations) or negatively (anions).

Ion exchange

The replacement of undesirable ions with a certain charge by desirable ions of the same charge in a solution, by an ion-permeable absorbent.

Inorganic chemicals

Chemical substances of mineral origin, not of basically carbon structure.

Irrigation

Applying water or wastewater to land areas to supply the water and nutrient needs of plants.

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Big Iron Drilling Ltd
4450 Eleniak Road NW
Edmonton, AB T6B 2S1
TEL:(780) 433-2555 | TOLL FREE: 1-800-BIG-IRON (24 Hours) | FAX:(780) 431-1091

HOURS

Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday – Closed

Sunday – Closed

Statutory Holidays - Closed

We have a 24 hour "live person" answering service.