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.

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

city water solution reverse osmosis

People with general concerns about water purity and those afflicted with environmental sensitivities may want to consider The Water Shed’s treatment solutions. Municipalities, including the Halifax Regional Water Commission, frequently use an array of chemicals to treat the water we drink, cook with, and bathe in. For example: lime, chloride, sodium hydroxide, potassium permanganate, alum, polymer, polyphosphate and fluoride are commonly used.

While these chemicals are necessary in the water treatment process, many people find the odours and tastes created by residual chlorine in municipal water objectionable. Whatever your situation may be, your solution is not restricted to buying bottled water.

Simple carbon filtration can improve the taste and smell of municipal water and reduce your exposure to harmful chemicals and particulates. Among others, carbon filtration effectively reduces or removes: Atrazine, Benzine, Trihalomethan, Hydrogen Sulfide, Benzene, PCBs, Carbofuran, Toxaphene, Carbon Tetrachloride, Chlorine, Chloramines, Xylenes, Chlordane, Radon, etc.

The Water Shed offers three carbon filtration options to treat your city water:

The 1044 Whole-House GAC

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The 1044 Whole-House GAC

This unit is installed immediately after your water meter or as near possible. The unit has a built-in bypass for easy maintenance.

The Big Blue GAC

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The Big Blue GAC

This unit is also installed near the water meter and needs an isolation valve for ease of cartridge replacement.

The 3M AP903 Whole-House Filter

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The 3M AP903 Whole-House Filter

This unit is installed in a similar way, but requires the installation of at least one isolation valve to allow for planned maintenance.

We provide water testing – as one of our longstanding services.

Come visit our showroom and see the selection, or contact us for product details.

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