What Will We Do For You:

Ground Water Specialist

Years of service to homeowners, to private companies, and to the state of Illinois have given us the expertise necessary to focus on each client’s unique needs.

We provide reasonable, sustainable, and economical ground water options.

We have the unique ability to thoroughly evaluate water well systems.  A combination of extensive experience and exceptional technical education makes us the leader in ground water protection and ground water systems development.

Passion inspires us to provide each customer with a high quality, economical water well system that promotes reasonable, sustainable use of ground water resources.  We evaluate the situation and needs of each customer to create a water well system that synchronizes modern needs with the hydrologic cycle.

Vision:

  • To be the leader in providing innovative, economical water well system solutions which sustain ground water resources.

Mission:

  • Dedicated to the reasonable, sustainable use of ground water through state-of-the-technology water well systems.

Goals:

  • Protect our ground water resources for future generations through reasonable, sustainable use of ground water today.
  • Provide technical expertise to maximize resources and economic savings.
  • Ensure that each client's unique needs are met.

Our values:

  • Protecting our ground water resources.
  • Creating only the highest quality product for our clients.
  • Ensuring that each client is well informed on all aspects pertaining to their unique situation.

Pledge:

To resolve each situation through a comprehensive analytical process that produces sustainable, viable, and economical use of ground water resources.

 

  • We will provide reasonable, workable solutions for your water well system problem
  • We will evaluate your water usage and your needs
  • We will evaluate your water well system
  • We will design a water well system to provide for your needs
  • We will customize maintenance procedures
  • We will analyze your water and suggest treatment options
  • We will supervise the installation of the ground water heat pump loop well field

Ground Water Scope

In an ever changing economy, your home or business deserves solutions.

Each home has unique patterns of water usage.  No pattern should dip far into your budget.  No well water should leave you with foul taste, foul smells, or fear of contamination.  Our systems ensure that you will receive your desired water pressure and quality of taste without straining your aquifer.

Your family deserves protection from contaminants and chemicals. Why treat the water with harsh, expensive and unnecessary chemicals?  You deserve to know that your water usage is sustaining resources for future generations.  N. L. Pitz is dedicated to caring for your system and needs.  We can design new systems and repair or replace those systems which are inefficient.  We will maintain your water well system to preserve your health, as well as your savings.

With our diverse and extensive knowledge of the construction industry, paired with our expertise in water well systems, we can evaluate your business’s current water usage and determine the best pumping system to fit your needs.  We can advise your business on how best to maintain its pumping system, how to improve an existing system, or design a replacement system which will utilize our water to its greatest potential without depleting resources.

We will provide reasonable, affordable maintenance options.  When we refurbish, replace, or design your water well system, we make a commitment to see it continue to operate effectively into the future.

We will customize your water well system to effectively provide for your needs.

Construction Facilitator

Years of experience as an owner, contractor, and facilitator have given us the expertise necessary to focus on each client’s unique needs.

Seamless, productive construction is your right.  We protect it.

 

The bridge between construction company, architect and owner can be rickety and often difficult to secure.  With over thirty years of diverse construction experience, N. L. Pitz advocates for you, the owner, throughout the entire construction process.

 

We find innovative ways to maximize the efficiency of the building.  By examining each building's features, we can eliminate excess costs without sacrificing aesthetic or functional quality.

Vision:

  • To be the consummate advocate for the owner of the construction project.

Mission:

  • Dedicated to reasonable, economical resolutions during the construction process.

Goals:

  • Provide technical expertise to maximize resources and economic savings.
  • Ensure that each client's unique needs are met.

Our values:

  • Creating only the highest quality  product for our clients.
  • Ensuring that each client is well informed on all aspects pertaining to their unique situation.

Pledge:

To resolve each situation through a comprehensive analytical process that produces a viable and economical resolution.

 

  • We will work with your construction company and your architect to fill holes in plans, to bridge communication gaps, and to boost morale
  • We will resolve the day-to-day construction issues
  • We will analyze the input of the construction trades in conjunction with the architectural intent
  • We will evaluate the economical feasibility of construction modifications
  • We will encourage productive work from construction forces
  • We will provide an independent verification of the ground water heat pump loop well field design

Construction Scope

When navigating the construction process, you deserve clear direction.

We will interpret the construction plans.  We will then supervise the construction to ensure that the building is what you intended.  We will balance your ideas with realistic construction.  A fundamentally sound, useable building is our focus.

We have a track record of encouraging productive work from the construction forces.  We are able to interact with the trades, evaluate their concerns, and provide immediate decisions.  Keeping the trades on track is essential for a timely completion.

The construction process can be overwhelming.  We are totally involved.  We address the issues head on.  We are there for you from start to finish.

Tracking progress, verifying costs, and authorizing payouts are the soul of the process.  By monitoring those 3 facets continuously, we maximize your dollars.

Time is money.  We save you both time and money.

Construction can be a confusing puzzle.  We will put the pieces in place for you.

Questions & Answers

Q.  What services does N. L. Pitz provide?

A.  Our expertise makes us an authority on water well systems and also building construction evaluations.  We listen carefully to your needs to ensure that they are met, without you spending more money or time on a project than is absolutely necessary.

Ground Water Specialist

Q.  The smell and taste of my water has become offensive. What can I do?

A.  We will evaluate the cleanliness of your well, test for contaminants, and help you through every step of altering your system or treating your water (safely) to give you the highest quality well water possible.

 

Q.  I frequently experience low water pressure.  What can I do?

A.  N. L. Pitz can design an innovative pumping system that will provide water for all of your daily needs.

 

Q.  I just relocated to a home that uses well water.  What should I do to ensure my water is safe?

A.   We can evaluate your water well system, test your water, and inform you about maintenance techniques and necessities.

Construction Facilitator

Q.  How do you ensure construction costs are kept low without cutting corners?

A.  We listen to your ideas for the construction project, determine your needs, evaluate feasible options, and then coordinate with the trades to achieve the desired result.

 

Q.  How do you keep construction on schedule?

A.  Make the day-to-day construction decisions.

 

Q.  How do you keep morale up?

A.  Be open to input from the trades.  Provide reasonable, timely responses to their construction questions.  We make decisions.

Q.  How do I know a Ground Water (Geothermal) Heat Pump System will be installed correctly?

A.  Our expertise in both heat transfer and the loop well field construction allows us to evaluate the loop well field design and also to supervise the installation.  We can provide the verification that the loop well field is installed correctly.

History

Ground Water Work Experience

1973 – Present:

Employed with the family water well business, designing, constructing, and maintaining water well systems.  In 1976, purchased the business from father.

 

Pre-1969:

Worked summers while in school.

 

 

Construction Work Experience

2012 – 2013:

Supervised Removal and Remediation of Underground Buried Fuel Tanks Elburn, IL.

 

2011 – 2012:

Facilitated obtaining Permits and Variances for Construction Project Elburn, IL.

 

2007 – 2009:

Construction Representative for Holy Cross Parish in Batavia, IL.   Managed the design and construction of the grade school and the design and renovation of the parish offices.

 

2000 – 2005:

Constructed a 4-story 44 unit condominium structure with underneath parking garage on the river in Batavia, IL. Designed, bid, and managed the project including the TIF improvements.  Purchased the properties, removed the existing structures, obtained all permits and approvals, including creating a TIF agreement and a Planned Unit Development document.

 

1994 – 1995:

Reconstructed office building in Geneva, IL.  Purchased the building, obtained all permits and approvals, designed, bid, and managed the reconstruction from sub-floor to roof.

 

1991 – 1992:

Constructed a 3-story office building in downtown Batavia, IL.  Obtained all permits and approvals, designed, bid, and managed the construction.

 

1987 – 1988:

Constructed of a 22-lot neighborhood subdivision blending single family and duplex residences in Batavia, IL.  Purchased the property, annexed the property into Batavia, obtained all permits and approvals, designed, bid, and managed the construction of the infrastructure of the subdivision.

 

 

Activities

2013:

Presenter of GHP System Engineering - Stimulating the “Engine” in Engineering at the 2013 National Ground Water Association’s Summit.

 

2013 – Present:

Past-President National Ground Water Association

 

2012:

President of the National Ground Water Association

 

2012:

Represented the National Ground Water Association at the ABAS Groundwater Conference in Bonito, Brazil.  Presented Session on the NGWA’s Water Well Cost Calculator.

 

2011:

Represented the National Ground Water Association at the first meeting of the European Groundwater Association in Piacenza, Italy.

 

2011:

Presenter of Status, Challenges, and Solutions of Ground Water Heat Pump Applications in the U. S. at the Seventh International Conference on Green and Energy-Efficient Building & New Technologies and Products Expo in Beijing, China

 

2011 – Present:

Instructor for Water Quality Association’s Non-Transient Non-Community public water systems operator training for persons obtaining their Illinois Department of Public Health Non-Transient Non-Community Public Water Systems Operator’s certification

 

2009 – Present:

One of five to rewrite the NGWA 2nd edition of Guidelines for the Construction of the Vertical Boreholes for Closed Loop Heat Pump Systems; and to edit the NGWA 3rd edition of Guidelines for the Construction of the Vertical Boreholes for Closed Loop Heat Pump Systems.  Provide technical advice in the development of NGWA’s position on the role of NGWA in the Ground Source Heat Pump industry.

 

2006 – Present:

Co-developer of the Water Well Cost Calculator and Pump Installation Cost Calculator for the National Ground Water Association.  Developer of the Pump Sizer, Water Use, Ground Water Heat Pump, and Ground Water Heat Pump Impact calculators

 

2005 – Present:

Director of the National Ground Water Association

 

1996 – 1997:

Co-chair Well Disinfection Program funded through a grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources

 

1992 – Present:

Developer and Presenter of educational seminar sessions for State License continuing education requirements

 

1988 – 1996:

Member of the State of Illinois Groundwater Advisory Council (Chairman 1993-1996)

 

1985 – 2010:

Member of the State of Illinois Water Well and Pump Installation Contractor’s Licensing Board (Chairman 1998-2007)

 

1985 – Present:

Reviewer of standards, reviewer of certification test questions, and on various committees for the National Ground Water Association

 

1984 – 1996:

Director of the Illinois Association of Groundwater Professionals (President 1987-1990)

 

1978 – 1989:

Member of the Batavia School Board (President 1985-1989)

 

 

Education

1970:

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame

 

1967:

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame

 

 

Military

1969 - 1973:

Officer, United States Marine Corps.

Contact Us

If you have any questions of comments, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

N. L. Pitz, Inc.

1103 Main Street, Batavia, IL 60510

Phone: 630.879.7416

Fax: 630.879.1243

Email: john@nlpitzinc.com

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