Our History

The Water Specialist was started in 1972 by Ray Sparrow and is located in Hillsborough, NC. Our location enables us to provide services over the tri-state area of North Carolina, Virginia and South Carolina.

The Water Specialist offers comprehensive, integrated groundwater analysis, well recovery, pumps, plumbing and water treatment systems and services.

Ray has personally trained all our technicians in water treatment and well restoration and often speaks professionally on these topics. We are the region's leader in the science of targeted well hydrofracture and no-drill zoned well restoration. Fielding teams of dedicated, certified technicians, The Water Specialist is able to provide a level of service not readily available to most residential and business customers. We will provide you with all the reliable, expert staff required to bring clean water into your home.

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The Water Specialist is an advocate for local clean water issues and routinely provides free testing and consultation to home-owners and businesses.

”Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.”
—Walter Anderson

The Water Specialist has been a BBB Accredited Business since 1983. This means it supports BBB's services to the public and meets the Better Business Bureau Accreditation standards.

"Dear Water Specialist,
I would like to thank you for helping us with our recent dilemma...With your help and concern for our problem, you were able to get a crew to our home promptly. We thank you for this and due to the efforts of your crew and yourself we were able to sell our home."

—Brian S., Asheville, NC, November, 2005