The Best Well Pump Company

DPS Pump Service’s founder, Walter Dora, has been in the well pump industry since 1960 when he started working with his father and uncle at the age of 12. He has lived in Lake Hoptacong with his wife and two children since 1983 and is an active member of the community. Walter is dedicated to the water industry and the Dora name is a trusted one in the well pump business throughout Northern New Jersey.

At DPS, we pride ourselves on old-fashioned service and quality of work. Because the Dora name is so well known and respected in New Jersey, our reputation is very important to us. We are proud that 98% of our work comes through referrals from our more than 10,000 satisfied customers. By using the latest and most modern equipment, and providing same-day service on most well jobs, DPS sets the standard that other companies follow.

  • 7 day emergency service
  • Leader in the business in innovation and technology
  • Best people and service in the industry
  • Commitment to quality and customers
  • Our Team

    Walter Dora - President

    Walter Dora, President of DPS Pump Service in Lake Hopatcong NJ has been running a successful business for over 25 years and has been working in the field for over 50 years. Walter stands behind the work his company does and so do his clients. From well pump repairs to brand new installations Walter has see it all. A lot of DPS Pump Service's clients are through references from past clients because of the high level of quality Walter demands from all of his employees.

    Kateline Dora - Office Manager

    Kateline Dora, Walter's daughter, has been assisting her father by managing the office operations. When you call the office there is a good chance Kateline will be the person on the other end of the phone ready to assist you.

    Brian Sherlock

    Brian is 27 years old born and raised in Hopatcong, NJ. He has been happily married to his wife, Jamie for four years and has two kids, Pheonix, 4 and Tegan, 2. He graduated from Hopatcong High School than attended Western Connecticut State University. He started working for DPS Pump Service in 2005. After starting with the company, He attended the Gould’s Factory School and received Certified Factory Service Technician Training. Brian’s current position is service technician and He is currently testing for the NJ Pump Installer License which will be completed in the next few months.

    Brandon Dora

    Brandon is 19 years old and graduated from Hopatcong High School in 2009. He played Varsity football while also enjoying Wakeboarding, skiing and skydiving. He is currently attending Sussex County Community College for his degree in Business Management while also working with DPS Pump Service. Since he was little, He has always worked with the family business. Brandon is in training to become certified and licensed.

    Certifications, Qualifications & Professionals

    National Ground Water Association

    The National Ground Water Association is dedicated to advancing groundwater knowledge. NGWA's vision is to be the leading groundwater association that advocates the responsible development, management, and use of water. NGWA's goals are to (a) further water knowledge and protection through education and outreach, (b) use advocacy to advance the interests of our membership, (c) serve members by creating community, and (d) develop and improve professional practices and procedures for the public’s interest.

    Lake Hopatcong Commission

    The Lake Hopatcong Commission is dedicated to keeping the community informed of ways to keep their water safe. Visit the Lake Hopatcong Commission web site to read information that helps the community thrive through knowledge of their water ways.

    Goulds Pumps - ITT Corporation

    Over 150 years ago in Seneca Falls NY, Seabury S. Gould cast the world's first all metal pump. This was a major step in building a business that would grow into one of the largest pump manufacturers in the world. Today, Goulds Pumps is a brand of ITT, the world's largest pump manufacturer.

    Department of Environmental Protection

    On America's first official "Earth Day" — April 22, 1970, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection was born. New Jersey became the third state in the country to consolidate its past programs into a unified major agency to administer aggressive environmental protection and conservation efforts. Former Governor William T. Cahill appointed Richard J. Sullivan as the first commissioner. is your one-stop resource for information relating to private water well systems and ground water. Throughout, the importance of regular well maintenance and water testing is demonstrated again and again. After all, your water well system is a direct link to an underground water reserve and the responsibility is yours to protect this valuable natural resource, as well as safeguarding your family's health. The investment in proper testing and maintenance is more than worth it!