A LOT OF FAMILIES IN THE INLAND NORTHWEST GET THEIR
WATER FROM A WELL ON THEIR OWN PROPERTY.
AND SINCE 19-81... FOGLE PUMP HAS DRILLED OVER 10-THOUSAND
WATER WELLS IN THE AREA.
DEREK DEIS HAS THE STORY OF FOGLE PUMP IN OUR LATEST
EDITION OF "MADE IN THE NORTHWEST."
IF YOU'VE HAD A WATER WELL PUT IN IN THE LAST 33 YEARS...
THERE'S A DECENT CHANCE THE "WATER PROFESSIONALS"
FOGLE PUMP DRILLED THE WELL.
we can do everything that we need to get a good water
source for any house. all the way from the drilling,
the pump systems, the water treatment and reservoir
AND THE COMPANY TRAVELS GREAT DISTANCES TO DRILL.
we cover all of northeastern washington, all the way
from cle elum and then into north idaho and up to
the canadian border."
IT EVEN DOES WATER SOFTENING WORK OUT OF COLVILLE.
SIX YEARS AGO... FOGLE PUMP DECIDED TO START MANUFACTURING
MANY OF ITS OWN PARTS... HIRING BILL ZIMMERLE... WHO'D
ALREADY BEEN DOING ALL OF THE COMPANY'S MACHINE WORK.
it's worked out really good. and now, he brought
his clientele with him and now we have all the business
that he brought with him."
WHILE MOST OF WHAT FOGLE MANUFACTURES IS FOR WATER
the subs and the bit subs and the crossovers."
...IT CAN BUILD JUST ABOUT ANYTHING WITH THE STEEL.
"they make everything from little bitty parts for
deep diving recovery submarines all the way to septic
THAT STEEL STARTS OUT IN BIG CYLINDRICAL CHUNKS.
half the time it's rusty on the outside and they take
it, turn it, clean it up and transform it into all
the different subs and pieces."
THIS SUB IS FOR A DRILL BIT FOR A WATER WELL.
he's cutting a hole in the sub and then he's going
to cut the threads on it that will accept a drill
bit for the drilling operation."
FOGLE ALSO CUTS SLOTS INTO DRILL PIPE... KNOWN AS
they have a wrench that fits on those flats and there's
several different sizes and they hold the pipe so
that it won't fall down the hole, basically."
fogle ships their pieces all over eastern washington
and north idaho. some of them go as far away as alaska.
there are heading to russia next week."
DOING BUSINESS HALFWAY ACROSS THE WORLD IS A TESTAMENT
TO THE QUALITY OF THE WATER PROFESSIONALS' WORK.
BUT WITH 10-THOUSAND PLUS CUSTOMERS HERE IN THE INLAND
"that's a lot of water wells."
...FOGLE PUMP PLANS TO KEEP DRILLING RIGHT HERE AT
FOR MADE IN THE NORTHWEST... I'M DEREK DEIS... KXLY