Interesting to Know

Remote water location

 We occasionally get requests from supervising geologists, drillers or clients on active drill sites to assist in locating a new site because a site has turned out dry, and would we locate another before the rig demobilises? In such cases, we request for a snapshot of the previous survey data, GPS location of current drill site and extent of area…

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East Africa’s deepest hand-dug well?

What’s the record for the deepest hand dug well you’ve heard of or seen? 20 feet? 50? 150? Digging wells by hand is a dangerous job, especially in loose material. It is less dangerous when the well is dug in consolidated material or rock. The typical hand dug well in East Africa is usually 25 to 45 feet deep. Occasionally…

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