SANS 10299: Development, maintenance and management of groundwater resources

The South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) is a statutory body that was established in terms of the Standards Act, 1945 (Act No. 24 of 1945) and continues to operate in terms of the latest edition of the Standards Act, 2008 (Act No. 8 of 2008) as the national standardisation institution in South Africa. It is mandated to develop, promote and maintain South African National Standards (SANS).

SANS 10299: Development, maintenance and management of groundwater resources was the result of a project initiated by the BWA in 1996 to have a set of standards for borehole construction. It replaced the BWA's booklet 'The Minimum Code of Practice for Borehole Construction and Pump Installation'. SANS 10299 standards are reviewed every five years by a committee and are only available from the SABS. 

SANS 10299 consists of the following parts:

Part 0: Glossary of terms.

Part 1: The location and siting of water boreholes.

Part 2: The design, construction and drilling of boreholes.

No Part 3.

Part 4: Test-pumping of water boreholes.

Part 5: The design, selection and performance of pumping equipment for production boreholes.

Part 6: The installation and commissioning of pumping equipment for production boreholes.

Part 7: The rehabilitation of water boreholes.

Part 8: The management of water boreholes.

Part 9: The decommissioning of water boreholes.

How much does it cost?

  • SANS 10299-0:2003 (Ed. 1.00)   Glossary of Terms   R173,28
  • SANS 10299-1:2003 (Ed. 1.01)   The location and siting of water boreholes   R200,64
  • SANS 10299-2:2003 (Ed. 1.00)   The design, construction and drilling of boreholes   R277,02
  • SANS 10299-4:2003 (Ed. 1.01)   Test-pumping of water boreholes   R319,20
  • SANS 10299-5:2003 (Ed. 1.02)   The design, selection and performance of pumping equipment for production boreholes   R297,54
  • SANS 10299-6:2009 (Ed. 1.02)   The installation and commissioning of pumping equipment for production boreholes    R297,54
  • SANS 10299-7:2003 (Ed. 1.00)   The rehabilitation of water boreholes   R152,76
  • SANS 10299-8:2003 (Ed. 1.00)    The management of water boreholes   R152,76
  • SANS 10299-9:2003 (Ed. 1.00)   The decommissioning of water boreholes   R152,76

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