The Water Shed

The Water Shed was founded by Environmental Technologist Stephen A. Burke in 1980.

Celebrating 40 Years, bringing Nova Scotians Clean water

Consecutivley winning the Consumer Choice Award for 10 Years

The Water Shed is the only place in the Atlantic region that offers this unique mix of products and services. Nobody else in Atlantic Canada combines all this under one roof..

We’re Nova Scotia’s largest water testing and treatment company.

As one of our longstanding services, we offer water testing. In addition, we have a water analysis service to assist and reassure home sellers & buyers during real estate transactions

Well Drilling and Well Services

When it comes to well drilling, well assessments and well services, we are at the ready to help whether you need a brand new well, your well needs a repair, your pump needs to be replaced, or your existing well isn’t producing enough water and needs a boost.

Come Visit Our Show Room

The Water Shed carries a wide range of top quality water softeners, water treatment systems, well pumps, and other products..

Our Team

The Water Shed team consists of highly trained technicians and seasoned managers. Whenever you call us, our technical staff are ready to be dispatched. And, our fleet of vehicles is equipped with an extensive on-board inventory of parts and fittings so that we can address your issue now rather than later.
Last, and certainly not least, The Water Shed manufactures many of the products we carry, in-house.

A little History

The Water Shed was founded by Environmental Technologist Stephen A. Burke in 1980. When it first opened for business, it was named Aquecol and the company offered a complete range of water treatment and testing, and water pump services.
Over the years the company expanded. It now excels in servicing the water needs of rural homes and delivers unmatched expertise in geothermal heating and cooling in the region. In a nutshell, The Water Shed offers a full spectrum of water services:

  • Consultation & site inspection.
  • Water testing & treatment.
  • Separate Drinking water systems and pump installations.
  • Separate Well drilling & hydro-fracturing.
  • Geothermal cooling & heating.


When it comes to water-related products and services, you need only certified professionals working on your job. The Water Shed is fully licensed with the Nova Scotia Department of Environment and Labour for drilling operations and pump installations. Our pump installers, well drillers, geothermal installers and designers are all fully trained and certified:

One-stop solution provider for all your water needs

Contact us for any inquiries, including estimates and expert advice.

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