Know your borehole: A hydrogeologist’s perspective

Industry literature / 29 September 2020 by D. Mulder & C. Engelbrecht / GEOSS
Credit : GEOSS

1. Introduction 

Recognition of groundwater’s contribution to water supply, including garden irrigation, crop irrigation, stock watering, potable and town supply, is ever increasing. This is driven by inconsistent rainfall patterns, climate change and an increase in water demand. With drill rigs of all shapes and sizes running around between drill sites, it is appropriate that we spend some time outlining some important aspects regarding a successful borehole – it goes beyond just selecting the correct drill site! 

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