Serving the needs of the people in Southern and Central Maine since 1989

McMahon's Water Services

Offering Purification Systems, Water Pump Servicing & Water Well Services

No water? For emergency well service, call us at 207-569-2873.

Our Water System Services


Water Testing & Solutions

Every solution to your water needs starts with a lab analysis that we will provide at a reasonable rate. This allows us to tailor a system that is designed specifically to your needs. Common problems in our area include iron staining, sulfur odor, corrosion and more.


Water Purification Services

We offer water filtration systems and services to tackle any water purification needs, including: Water Softeners, Reverse Osmosis Filtration, point-of-use filters, whole house purification systems and more!

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Bottleless Water Dispensers

Go Eco-friendly with our bottleless water dispensers! No bottles means less trash, and less day-to-day spending. They’re great for offices and commercial spaces with a compact design and ports for coffee makers/ice machines.


Well Drilling Services

Maine has a mix of shallow and deep sources of water. We specialize in shallow wells and can facilitate any well project. Whether you are looking for a new well, rehabilitating an old well, or trying to increase the volume of a low producing well, McMahons has the solution.


Water Pump Servicing

We offer professional commercial and residential service for any well pump system. There are a variety of well and pump types in Maine, some more common than others. You can call with confidence that our professional team is equipped and capable of resolving all pump related issues.

About Our Water Servicing Team

McMahon’s Water Services is a family owned and operated business located in Alfred, Maine. Established in 1989 by Ed McMahon (Master Plumber, Certified Pump Installer & Water Filtration Specialist), the company has installed and serviced well pumps and water filtration systems for satisfied customers throughout Southern and Central Maine. At McMahons Water Services, we treat our customers how we would like to be treated. We will always be honest, reliable & friendly. Our company was founded on good ethics and character.

As a family business with generational dedication to serving the needs of people, you can have confidence in continued quality and attention to detail for years to come.

McMahon’s Water Services provides free consultation treatment recommendations and onsite aesthetic testing. We will recommend treatment that is always in your best interest. We do recommend equipment that suits your individual water treatment needs and work with excellent manufacturers that back their equipment and provide excellent support.

Water Servicing FAQ

Expansion tanks directly affect when your pump turns on and off. When they fail, they cause the pump to turn on and off rapidly, damaging the motor. Give us a call for a quote!

There are a few reasons for staining, most common are brown/orange stains from iron or green stains from a low ph. Call and schedule a water test so we can help you find a solution!

Hydrogen sulfide gas often smells like eggs. Sometimes certain water quality scenarios will cause the anode rod in a water heater to prematurely erode, the off-gas often has an unpleasant odor.

The EPA does not regulate private wells. It is important to test your water yourself to ensure the safety and quality. We can make almost any well water clean and safe to drink with a properly designed filtration system.

A water softener system for your home or business is a filtration system that removes high concentrations of calcium, magnesium, and other metal cations found in both city and well water. The act of “softening” your water leaves fewer stains on dishware, allows for less soap use, softens the hair and skin, and extends the lifespan of clothing and other laundry.

Well systems often can go extensive periods of time without seemingly any concerns. However, a system that is not maintained can unknowingly experience wear and tear on the system components that ultimately cause excessive energy usage, resulting in higher electric bills.  Also, the multiple mechanical components of a well system do lose their proper calibrations over time, resulting in loss of life expectancy to the well pump and or water storage tank. The two most expensive items to replace on a well pumping system.

Yes! There can be a number of reasons why you are experiencing low water pressure.  Most of the time the problem can be addressed with an easy adjustment or sometimes there is a bigger issue going on within the system that needs to be corrected. Some examples of these would be a leak in a pipe, either in the well itself or under the ground between the well and the house, an older weak pump that needs to be replaced, minerals clogging up the system restricting water flow.  Ultimately there is no real reason why you need to continually suffer or deal with low water pressure. Having a simple system checkup can diagnose the reason behind the issue.

Water Servicing Testimonials

  • Super friendly and very professional. Tested my water on Friday and had my system installed on Monday. I highly recommend for your water treatment needs!

    Matthew Winters Avatar Matthew Winters
    February 14, 2019

    I highly recommend McMahons. I will definitely use them for any further needs.

    David Kebler Avatar David Kebler
    February 14, 2022

    I’ve used Mr. McMahon for 2 years and he has helped me fixed our problems! I called yesterday and he was able to come over today! Very professional.

    Nancy Bickford Avatar Nancy Bickford
    February 14, 2019
  • It’s clear that Ed takes pride in his work. He’s also very knowledgeable which gave us the piece of mind we needed. He offered a great install solution to fit a pretty large filtration system in a very small space. He and his assistant were prompt and professional. Kathy, his office manager, was organized and responsive. We are very satisfied with Ed and his team. Highly recommend.

    G Liberati Avatar G Liberati
    February 14, 2020

    The sulfur and iron in our water was ruining everything. I called Ed and he was immediately able to tell me what I would need and what it would cost. They came out literally the next day and within a couple of hours I was all set. It's been a month and our water is perfect. They have even followed up personally to see how things are going. I highly recommend this company.

    Alex Goff Avatar Alex Goff
    February 14, 2019

    As a realtor listing a property sometimes water quality issues manifest. Recently my sellers were surprised by their water test and needed help to resolve the issue quickly. As this was a cash buy the closing date was tight in relation to inspections. Thankfully McMahon's Water was accommodating and professional. I would definitely recommend their services.

    Vickie Shane Avatar Vickie Shane
    February 14, 2023
  • Fair honest and reliable.

    Francine Michaels Avatar Francine Michaels
    February 14, 2019

    We had a water failure at a commercial establishment, right before one of the most important days of the year. Yes, it had to happen on the weekend. Chad was out immediately. He had the problem diagnosed within minutes and had the new well pump installed within a few hours! So grateful and impressed!

    Andrew Warde Avatar Andrew Warde
    February 14, 2023

    Ed and his crew are absolutely the best IMHO.

    Aubrey Jones Avatar Aubrey Jones
    April 7, 2024
  • They do a great job! Fast and reliable! Ed installed our water filtration system years ago. He comes out when needed and always gives us good advice.

    Sharon Stathoplos Avatar Sharon Stathoplos
    February 14, 2019

    I bought a home here in Maine three years ago. We were told nothing about previous cleaning/service on the water filters for the well. Of course we used the service on the stickers from "earlier" service calls. Come to find out, the builder/homeowner had been servicing the filters himself! Then when we called the supposed service, they did not take the time to figure out what they needed to do to keep our water clean! To make a little NG story short, Jeff, from McMahon's, took the time to do the job that should have been done years ago, and fixed our problem. Cudo,s to them for hiring great people!!! Highly recommend this company to anyone who wants great service and great employees!!!

    judith johnson Avatar judith johnson
    February 14, 2023

    As always, prompt, friendly and do an excellent job helping us keep our water system working properly. I highly recommend McMahon’s Water Services.

    Liz Brendler Blackman Avatar Liz Brendler Blackman
    April 7, 2024
  • Great service! Very helpful and unbelievably fast response time!

    bill walak Avatar bill walak
    February 14, 2019

    Awesome they were there early got everything done with no problems everything looks good. Pretty affordable price too! Thanks guys!

    Jesse Caswell II Avatar Jesse Caswell II
    May 14, 2023

    Ed was quick, prompt, and professional throughout. Installed a new water filtration system in a matter of hours and talked me through how to maintain it for peak performance. Highly recommend!

    Eric Stevens Avatar Eric Stevens
    February 14, 2020
  • Had been looking around at options for a filtration system for our new house as we have some poor quality water (high salt, mineral and sediment) and Ed was great about talking us through our options. With a few water service companies they will heavily pressure getting a whole house RO system of which was not an option for us. Ed gave no pressure advice and guided us through the pros and cons of each device which was a huge relief as we never felt upsold or lied to. He was very reasonable and straight forward. Once we had a filtration system in mind Ed sent us an estimate and scheduled us promptly. He was and has been very easy to get in contact with regarding any question. I have nothing but praise and look forward to working more with McMahon over the coming years.

    Nyssa Saucier Avatar Nyssa Saucier
    February 14, 2019

    McMahon’s is a top notch company, shows up on time and completes their work quickly and professionally. Can’t recommend them highly enough!

    Jim F Avatar Jim F
    April 23, 2024

    Prompt, professional, courteous service.

    Timothy Guilfoy Avatar Timothy Guilfoy
    February 14, 2021

Serving Southern & Central Maine

The represented area is a generalization of our covered area. There are some exceptions outside the highlighted area, feel free to call and we will be sure to let you know if we can help!

Maine has a diverse composition of water quantity and quality to consider. Some areas like Lebanon, Sanford, Wells and West Kennebunk have a large shallow water table . Some other areas like Casco, Raymond, Gray, and Cumberland have a very deep water table. Some areas around lakes have an extremely high water table and allow for a variety of options. 

We have been working in these areas for over 30 years and have gathered extensive information on the local water characteristics. You may have multiple options for improvement or expansion on your current well system. Whether you need large quantities for irrigation or clean water for consumption, or both you can rest assured that we at McMahons Water Services will strive to achieve your goals!

Service Area Map for McMahon's Water Services in Maine
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