Company Background

The Water Specialist was established in 1972 by Ray Sparrow. Along with Ray, his sons Jim and Caleb help run the company by leading The Water Specialist in its daily commitments to provide the highest level of service to the Triangle area of NC. Our central location in Hillsborough, NC enables The Water Specialist to offer comprehensive drinking water testing, well recovery, well pump repair, plumbing, water treatment systems and services.


The Region's Leader

Over the years, Ray has personally been involved in the setting of procedures and training standards for the employees at The Water Specialist. Our experience with plumbing, water treatment, well pumps, water well services, customer service, and Ray’s dedication to constant growth through ongoing educational opportunities all maintain the the solid reputation of The Water Specialist as the region’s leader in the science of water treatment, rapid high quality pump service, skilled plumbing service and targeted well rehabilitation.

Why is the reputation of The Water Specialist so strong? It's simple. We stand behind our products and services with an absolute commitment to the customer.


Highly-Trained & Knowledgeable Team

The Water Specialist is able to stay an industry leader year after year quite simply because of our people. We field teams of trained, dedicated technicians in an effort to provide a high level of service that is not readily available in the water treatment and well contracting business. In addition, the technicians are backed up by an administrative staff with of goal of 100% customer satisfaction.

Ray has personally trained all our technicians in water treatment and well restoration and often speaks professionally on these topics. The Water Specialist is an advocate for local clean water issues and routinely provides free testing and consultation to homeowners and businesses.