About & Services

Foam Drilling Water Bore Walkaway Geraldton Wester AustraliaDes Garvin is an ADIA licensed driller. He was one of the early committee licensing members for the NWWA (National Water Well Association), now known as the ADIA.

Des has worked in the drilling industry as an owner/operator for the past 35+ years. The early years were spent in both water well drilling and mineral exploration, the last 30 years spent drilling for water primarily throughout the Midwest region but extending from Carnarvon in the north to Eneabba, south of Geraldton.

Water has been successfully located and drilled for production purposes in the horticultural and viticultural industries including farm bores from Donnybrook to Northampton.

Other clients have included Consultants, DHC (Federal Government), Water Authority and SEC Kwinana (State Government) and Local Government including City of Melville, Cottesloe, Geraldton, Greenough and Shires of Northampton, Mingenew and surrounding areas.

Water has also been successfully located and drilled to production stage for a number of Aboriginal communities at Mt Margaret, Mt Augustus and Ajana regions.

Des has been the local Agent/Representative for Airwell Pumps for the Mid West Region since 2005/2006.

Drilling Methods
  • Air Hammer
  • Mud Rotary Drilling
  • Auger Drilling


  • Water Bores Commercial/Rural/Domestic
  • Bore Redevelopment
  • Test Pumping
  • Monitoring Bores
  • Cathodic Protection
  • Earthing Holes


  • Supply and Install Airwell Pumps (Mid-West Region Agent/Representative)