Borehole Drilling – A Small-Scale Solution

Borehole Drilling As A Small-Scale Solution For Drought Water is life. It is one of the basic building blocks required for all life to function. When a drought occurs, it’s not just about taking fewer showers and having to buy bottled water; it’s about a basic component of life taken away from things that desperately need it. Borehole drilling somewhat circumvents the basic problem of droughts by allowing us to tap into water resources that do not heavily depend on seasonal rain. When dams and rivers dry up, we still have access to groundwater and other underground water sources. This

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How Core Drilling Works

How Core Drilling Works Core drilling is the systematic process of extracting core samples from a designated site using specially designed drills and equipment. It is often done fairly early in project development, as the data obtained can contribute to the validity and viability of a drilling or mining project. Drilling projects are cost-sensitive, making core drilling an invaluable tool for cost analysis. Once a site is chosen, several holes are drilled at various on-site points to obtain a diverse sample selection and to create the most accurate representation of the site being surveyed. After conducting a thorough physical inspection

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Borehole Drilling Makes Sense

Wouldn’t a Borehole Just Make All the Sense in the World? That’s an easy question to answer if you’re paying for municipal water in South Africa, because its price has escalated quite dramatically over the last decade or two. Perhaps many homeowners think that borehole drilling is a messy, industrial process, unsuited to a suburban residence, but that’s a fallacy. Anyone and everyone can enjoy underground water, as a borehole can supply even apartment block buildings. Borehole drilling is also a very scientific and measured process. Admittedly, a drilling rig is large, and looks much better on the road than

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Borehole Drilling is a Smart Way to Save

Not only commercial entities, but more and more homeowners too are latching onto the fact that South Africa has subterranean water. We might be a dry country at times and in places, but it seems there’s always water running below ground. This is true almost anywhere on earth of course-South Africa is not unique in this regard-but only over the last decade or two have homeowners begun to look to borehole drilling in far greater numbers. Whereas business management of property (think farms and industrial estates) has always gone straight to groundwater as a resource, homeowners understandably have been comfortable

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Borehole Surveys Happen More Often Than You Think

Commerce and industry is often involved in surveying existing boreholes on developing or other owned premises, but perhaps thousands more borehole surveys are conducted each year for individuals too. You’ve bought a plot or even a suburban house. You can see the borehole casing sticking out of the ground a little, and you know there’s a borehole there. But how do you equip it with a cable, pipe, motor and pump if you don’t know its capabilities, its depth, or its delivery? To gain the utility of a borehole you’ve inherited or perhaps never used, you have to know the

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